Stem Cell Research

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  • Pros And Cons Of World's First Lab

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    World’s First Lab-Grown Beef Burger The Grown Beef Was Made From Stem Cells In A Dutch Lab . The Volunteers Tasted The Grown Beef Through An Test Tube. The Sizes They’re Using The Cow Stem Cells To Grow Muscles. Are The Size Of A Rice . As they Mushed The Small Grains Of Beef Together The Beef Created Proteins. The Project Needed About 6 Years Of Research. They Couldn’t Get The Beef To Get Juicy . According To My Research The Beef was White And Had Very Little Flavor. They Had To Add “ Beef

  • The Pros And Cons Of Human Cloning

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    discussed in the review, Introduction: The term cloning refers to any processes that can be used to produce a genetically identical copy of a biological entity. Cloning can occur at the DNA level, at the single cell level, or at the level of a whole organism. Researchers have cloned genes, cells, tissues and even a whole living organisms, such as a sheep. Cloning started with gene cloning, the process of producing

  • Axolotl Speech

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    capabilities is cell regeneration; a superhuman ability science has not yet achieved. This is especially important to those who have lost limbs and other body parts to diseases and accidents. Unfortunately, a human being cannot regrow or redevelop anything but the liver, fingertips, and the endometrium. (Source 3) With this in consideration, there are creatures who are capable of such phenomena, namely amphibians such as the axolotl. The axolotl (pronounced axe-uh-lot-uhl) is used for medical research because

  • Cell Culture Case Study

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    APPLICATIONS OF CELL CULTURE Cell culture is one of the major techniques used nowadays in many applications, since it has a significant role in research, production and improvement of many products. Cell culture provides model systems being used for the study of the physiology and basic biochemistry of cells such as aging and cellular metabolism, for the study of effects of new drugs on cells, and to study mutagenesis as well as carcinogenesis. Animal cell culture technique can be used to study

  • Human Ethics: The Pros And Cons Of Human Cloning

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    These cells could then be used for medical purposes, possibly even for growing whole organs. The stem cells cloned from someone with a disease could help researchers understand the disease and develop treatments (learn genetics). Even though, cloning can save lives in the future the topic is still very controversial

  • Arguments Against Planned Parenthood

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    should stop funding Planned Parenthood because they are doing unethical things, such as selling livers and the stem cells from the babies to stem cell companies. It is against the law to sell human fetal tissue with a fine of up to 10 years in Federal prison and up to a $500,000 fine. One company said that instead of stopping the funding for Planned Parenthood, why not seize the stem cell company that is buying the parts from not only Planned Parenthood but from other places that abort companies.

  • Genetic Engineering Advantages

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    order to alter the observable form and function of an organism (Hynes, 1989). Animal cell and tissue culture techniques are used concurrently with genetic engineering. Tissue culture is the general term for the culture of cells, tissues, or organ of animal on a suitable environment (Ryan, 2008). Involvement of both these techniques can be called as genetic engineering of mammalian cells. Modification of mammalian cells is far more complicated and costs more compared to the alteration of genes of simpler

  • Essay On Tissue Engineering

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    Tissue engineering may best be described as the utilisation of a combination of cells, engineering materials, and suitable biochemical factors which have the ability to improve or replace biological functions of the cells. Tissue engineering covers a wide variety of applications, in practice the best represented use of tissue engineering is in the repair or replacement of structural tissues such as bone, cartilage and blood vessels. The aim of tissue engineering is to produce functional constructs

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or as most people call it, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive, and fatal neurological disease that attacks neurons that are specialized in controlling voluntary muscles. Motor neurons located in the brain, brain stem, and spinal cord perform necessary communication links between the nervous system and the voluntary muscles. All motor neurons in the body degenerate or die causing messages to not send to the muscles. This means, muscles weaken causing a wide variety

  • Biology Personal Statement

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    I still remember the excitement I felt when I saw cells under a microscope for the first time. I knew then that I would study Biology at the University. Cells never fail to amaze me; these highly-sophisticated micro machines built out of membranes, organelles and proteins are truly a triumph of form and function! My curiosity in Biology, especially in cells, grows as the level of detail I learn gets deeper. For example, the process of protein synthesis, an ingenious mechanism that carefully assembles