Welcome to Genetics: Gateway to the Future's Explore section, which describes in detail various advanced topics in genetics. Assuming visitors have read the Discover section or are familiar with basic genetics, this section seeks to enhance that knowledge with descriptions of more complex facets of modern genetics.
Ethics Series - a detailed study of the various ethical dilemmas involved in modern genetics. The series covers topics such as gene therapy, genetic screening, biological weapons, and more. The series gives the facts of each topic without taking sides, and presents the opinions of the authors in a non-confrontational manner. This series is ideal for people searching for unbiased information on the ethical complications of modern molecular biology.
Technology - an overview of recent technological developments in genetics. This page covers such lab technologies as electrophoresis, PCR amplification, and more.
Forensics - a description of the effects of modern molecular biology on forensic science. The page outlines new, revolutionary methods of identifying criminals based on traces of genetic materials left at a crime scene. In addition, the method and use of genetic fingerprinting is presented in detail.
Careers in Genetics - a list of some of the careers open to someone interested in the field of genetics.
Genetic Diseases - a detailed look at various types of genetic diseases and the mutations that cause them. Fully illustrated and logically organized, the page is ideal for anyone seeking information on this topic.
Created by Kate Stafford and Michael Mannor for ThinkQuest.
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