Discuss the risks and benefits involved in applications of genetic and genomic science
Scientific developments can be used in a lot of different ways that impact our lives. In this outcome, we’ll learn about the risks and benefits of genomic science.
What You’ll Learn to Do
- Outline how genetic information is used in personal identification
- Discuss medical uses of genetic information and the potential benefits and risks of this
- Outline the potential benefits and risks associated with agricultural uses of biotechnology
The learning activities for this section include the following:
- Genetic Information Used for Identification
- Medical Uses of Genetic Information
- Genomics in Agriculture
- Self Check: Risks and Benefits of Genomic Science
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