AMPED (Wired Book 2)

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ROBERT KRULWICH: And as scientists head into the world of proteins, they're looking very closely at patients like Tony Ramos. The LOC’s science-themed Student Discovery Sets teach K–12 students about history and the nature of science through primary source materials: artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents created by the people who experienced the event. Tilly emphasized that there are “two pieces of the puzzle”—one being stem cells and the other gene editing.

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R'lyeh: Part 2 (Dark Sisters)

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Pure Harmony does everything from breeding Godzilla-like tamed monsters to hybridizing their human footsoldiers with alien DNA and giving them a Healing Factor whenever they breathe otherwise poisonous spores, all with the intention of integrating humans into the alien ecosystem to prevent the Great Mistake from ever happening again. And so here’s the question: If it’s permissible for parents to help their children in these ways, why isn’t it equally permissible and admirable for parents to use whatever genetic technologies are around, provided they’re safe, to enhance their child’s intelligence or musical ability insofar as that became possible?

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Debug Heroes: Dark Dystopian Science Fiction (The Corrupted

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And many bioethicists are not comfortable with the prospect that gene editing could be used for purely cosmetic enhancements, or in an attempt to give certain people physical and intellectual advantages. “The overriding question is when, if ever, we will want to use gene editing to change human inheritance," summit chair David Baltimore of Caltech said in his introductory remarks. [ The rumors were true: Scientists edited the genomes of human embryos for the first time ] The summit kicked off Tuesday morning at the headquarters of the National Academy of Sciences, which is one of the sponsors, along with the National Academy of Medicine, the Royal Society (United Kingdom), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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Star Trek: Caveat Emptor (Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of

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High school science educator Cameron Pittman likes teaching physics with video games. The lessons are produced during a five-day workshop each summer and provide a real-world focus to concepts taught in many biology classrooms. By 2030 couples will be able (at least in some legal jurisdictions) to upload their genetic info to a very powerful genetic analysis web site. Teachers and students can watch videos and get to know dozens of scientists and engineers with surprising secret lives.

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Threat Matrix Red: Sleuths Beverly Collins & Major Stephen

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The primary instrument on LRO for analyzing the Moon’s radiation environment is the Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation, or CRaTER. Players join the N-SQUAD, a team of forensic scientists investigating an accident involving a drunk driver. In optogenetics, scientists insert an opsin gene into a virus, then inject the modified virus into the brain of a mouse. Problems explore forces and motion, rotation, impulse and momentum, energy, waves, sound, light, and other topics.

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The Man in the Moon Must Die

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Writers in the classic mode extended their presentations of aliens in the 1960s and 1970s chiefly by developing alien biologies, cultures and civilizations with greater complexity and a thicker veneer of scientific plausibility. Wells doesn't mention this in his biographical sketch. (Morals, guys?) Anyone who knows basic biology can see though these guy's' fallacies. And thanks so much to Kayla Drogosz, who worked so hard on this.

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Days of Iron

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The common assumption that "kids' stuff" or "commercially popular" means simplistic or inferior helps perpetuate the prejudice against science fiction and fantasy. Dr Muhammad Al-Mutajali considered that cloning human beings and seeking to produce a 'superman' are to be prohibited on the bases of the verse, No change there is in the work wrought by God (30.30), which proscribes such fundamental alterations. The idea for the site stemmed from common questions from prospective college students such as "In an environment of skyrocketing tuition, is college worth the cost?" and "When will I be able to climb out of debt?"

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Mac One: Firstborn (The Chronicles of Evolvere Book 1)

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Access this and other STEM-themed posters with student appeal—e.g., “Gridiron Science,” which explores the math and physics of football, and “The Power of Math,” which looks at the science and math behind speedboat design at this website. For all their busy, metallic features, there was something sweet, even vulnerable about each of them. Just reducing the population wasn't good enough to stop the spread of dengue. See live streaming video of various animals, along with background text and recorded video, at this Animal Planet website.

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The Clone

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The tempo of life, the flow of ideas, and the drama of events speeds up. Donors can select a request to fulfill or create an “offer page” highlighting the book or books they want to donate. Basically, scientists take DNA of one product and put it into another product to get a mixture of traits from both products. Positional cloning is a process of using information about the location of a gene so as to clone it more efficiently.

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The Permeable Web of Time: Sequel to the Janaforma Trilogy

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For it's all sugar-coated pseudo-realism. TIM LORD (Father of son with Tay Sachs): The two things that I think of the most about Hayden, which a lot of people got from him right from the beginning is that he was always, I thought, very funny. Sawyer, Robert Rollback. (2007, TOR) A message from a civilization 19 LY away is received by SETI scientists, and turns out to be a survey on issues of morality for which they want many answers.

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