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Why Synthetic Biology Is the Field of the Future — NOVA Next | PBS

Why Synthetic Biology Is the Field of the Future — NOVA Next | PBS | BIOLOGY | Scoop.it
Jay Keasling argues that the future will be built on programmable biology.
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This article is quite interesting as it explains the importance of synthetic biology. It discusses how engineering chemicals can have a major impact on everything from medicine to growing plants. 

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Opinion: Unlocking crime using biological keys - CNN

Opinion: Unlocking crime using biological keys - CNN | BIOLOGY | Scoop.it
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Opinion: Unlocking crime using biological keys
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Nearly 200 twin and adoption studies have shown that a full half of aggression, crime and violence can be chalked up to genetic influences.
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1. What are two facts that Adian Raine discusses that pregnant mothers do that can increase the chance of their child becoming malevolent?

 

2. Discuss with a partner one piece of information you found interesting and then share it with the rest of the class about why and how you found this interesting.

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