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Chapter 16, Problem 67E
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Suppose you were a legislator looking at a bill that proposed to severely curtail genetic engineering experiments in humans. Would you argue for or against the bill? Why?

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Interpretation:

A bill that proposed to severely curtail genetic engineering experiments in humans, is to be discussed.

Concept Introduction:

Genetic engineering can be explained as the alteration of an organism’s genetic makeup to eliminate undesirable characteristics or to introduce desirable ones.

A lot of work has been done in genetic engineering with the focus on increasing plant and animal food production, diagnosing disease conditions, and production of vaccines and other useful drugs.

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Today, genetic engineering is very useful in fighting diseases like cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and several others. One of the greatest benefits of genetic engineering techniques is its prospect of helping cure illnesses and diseases in unborn children. Genetic engineering has been successful in increasing plant and animal food production, diagnosing disease conditions, and production of vaccines and other useful drugs...

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