Genetic Engineering

  • The Benefits and Drawbacks of Genetic Engineering on Cows

    The genetic engineering on cows comes with its benefits and it drawbacks. In this article you will learn how the people and the environment can benefit from genetic engineering and what concerns some people may have.
    By Finn Orfano March 16, 2011 

  • Pros and Cons of Gene Therapy

    Everyone carries roughly half a dozen of defective genes, but stay blissfully ignorant of the fact until learning that they suffer from a genetic disease. Gene therapy is one of the potential treatment methods. Learn more about the pros of gene therapy...
    By Rishi Prakash January 28, 2011 

  • Gene Therapy for Psoriasis

    Some genes have been found to be responsible for psoriasis, an autoimmune skin disease. Gene therapy could be the right treatment for the disease. This article discusses whether psoriasis gene therapy is available or not.
    By Rishi Prakash January 28, 2011 

  • Genetic Engineering and Disease Prevention

    The prevention of disease through genetic engineering is one of the major goals of different researches all over the world. As of the present time, gene therapy, the technique of correcting defective genes responsible for disease development, hopes to...
    By efrontiers January 18, 2011 

  • Genetic Engineering Technology at Work

    Genetic engineering is one of the most important achievements in the world of science. Scientists use this technology in agriculture, medicine and other fields.
    By Rishi Prakash January 4, 2011 

  • How Does Genetic Engineering Work?

    In modern biotechnology, there are various applications of genetic engineering. How does genetic engineering work? Read the following article and unravel the secret.
    By Rishi Prakash December 30, 2010 

  • Genetic Modification in Wheat

    Wheat is one of the most important food crops on the planet. Yet, its production can't keep up with the increase in population. One solution is genetic modification in wheat, which is discussed in this article, along with its pros and cons.
    By Finn Orfano December 18, 2010 

  • Total Body Irradiation and Stem Cell Transplantation: A Cure for HIV?

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the precursor to AIDS, targets the immune system and makes it difficult for the body to fight infection. Once thought incurable, scientific research indicates that a cure for HIV may be on the horizon. Learn...
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski December 14, 2010 

  • The Future of GM Foods: Tomatoes may Provide Protection from Cancer

    Many people are fearful about the possible negative consequences of eating genetically modified foods. In fact, the opposite may end up being true.
    By Emma Lloyd August 12, 2010 

  • How a Longevity Gene Could Increase Lifespan

    No one is going to live forever, and there's nothing we can do about it. Every living thing has a sell-by date. However, it may be possible to increase our time on this planet, or at least make our old age healthier by discovering, understanding,...
    By Paul Arnold July 22, 2010 
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