AKTION ANTI-KLON Dürfen sich private Firmen Rechte an bestimmten Lebewesen aneignen? Immerhin ist das jetzt nach EU-Recht möglich. "Polly" ist nur die konsequente Folge.

Here you can find papers about Bioetics and similar issues.

Bioethics Online Service and other Bioethics Web Sites of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

The neem tree - a case history of biopiracy
A classic case of biopiracy by transnational corporations is that of the neem tree in India. Vandana Shiva provides the background to this attempt to appropriate an invaluable biological resource of the South.

A worldwide fight against biopiracy and patents on life by Martin Khor.

ENGINEERING GENESIS from the Society, Religion and Technology Project of the Church of Scotland.

DANGERS OF GENETIC MANIPULATION This is an an Address by Pope John Paul II to members of the World Medical Association(October 29, 1983)!

Ethics & Genetics A global conversation.

The Genetic Revolution and The Right to Privacy.

The issue of the right to privacy comes to bear when discussing genetic engineering as it applies to the use of techniques such as genetic fingerprinting and gene therapy. Privacy becomes an issue, also, in considering the role of government in requesting and requiring testing.

SHAPING GENES Ethics, Law and Science of Using New Genetic Technology in Medicine and Agriculture.

Centre for Applied Ethics University of British Columbia


WHERE'S AMERICA'S GENE POOL HEADING by Oscar Falconi. It shouldn't make a particle of difference whether the following dissertation was written by one of the world's supergeniuses or whether it was written by Mickey Mouse.

MetaGenethics Sites with a small collection around Eugenics.

Public Policy Of Eugenics by Eileen Manion

AMERICAN EUGENICS SOCIETY A book by Katharine O'Keefe. This book documents the means by which eugenic goals have been introduced into the mainstream of American intellectual and political life, and the extent to which this mainstreaming has occurred.


CELL Where you find articles titled similar to the following: The Transmembrane Kinase Ire1p Is a Site-Specific Endonuclease That Initiates mRNA Splicing in the Unfolded Protein Response

Journal of Biological Chemistry

A list of On-Line Journals.


TRANSGENIC MAMMALS by Linda de Kort. This module will provide a real life example of current research using our knowledge of genetic and molecular biology. It will provide an opportunity to examine the ethical considerations of a current development which the students can continue to watch as the school year(s) progress.

Transhumanist Resources Transhumanism is a philosophy that humanity can, and should, strive to higher levels, both physically, mentally and socially. It encourages research into such areas as life extension, cryonics, nanotechnology, physical and mental enhancements, uploading human consciousness into computers and megascale engineering.

Biotechnology by Bryan Herger Biotechnology has become a rapidly growing field of science. It has great potential to benefit mankind by finding the cure of certain diseases, giving us a clear understanding of how a human being functions, and so on. However, at the same time, developments within biotechnology give cause for concern, particularly genetic engineering. Several areas of study within biotechnology will be examined here.


FLESHMACHINE Critical Art Ensemble

Check out their upcoming project at Public Netbase t0!

VersaBot/P is a miniature robot designed for use in the Neurophysiology lab. VersaBot/P simulates responses of an awake behaving animal while generating waveforms characteristic of intracranial extracellular recordings and it reduces the use of live testing-animals!

TechnoSphere Create a creature.

GATTACA the hollywood version of genetic engineering and eugenics. for this trailer you will need real player 5.0

New Frontiers in Fetal Surgery by Craig Farrand

Relevant Molecular Cell Biology WWW pages A compilation at the Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Universiteit Utrecht

Research at the department of Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics at the University of Maastricht

Freak frogs A wave of deformed frogs and other amphibians turning up across North America.


    GALLERY:Buckyball: a C60 molecule 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for the discovery of fullerenes!

    The USB Buckyball Homepage

    C60 3D paper model

    The Buckminster Fullerene Molecule by Kristen Geiger

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