The Gene Debate

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The Gene Debate

  1. 1. THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE THE GENE DEBATE
  2. 2. ~Contents <ul><li>Genetically modified food </li></ul><ul><li>- Explanation </li></ul><ul><li>- Opinions to favour </li></ul><ul><li>- Opinions in against </li></ul><ul><li>The cloning animals </li></ul><ul><li>- Explanation </li></ul><ul><li>- Opinions to favour </li></ul><ul><li>- Opinions in against </li></ul>
  3. 3. ~GM food <ul><li>The genetically modified foods were introduced to the market in early 1990. The first genetically modified food was the Flavr Savr tomato. Also, for example, genetically modified foods are: soybeans, corn, canola seed oil and cotton and wheat. </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic modification of food has spawned a dispute between a lot of people. If it is an activity that benefits us we a food or hurts us well. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Soybeans, corn, canola seed oil, cotton and wheat.
  5. 5. Opinions: <ul><li>Against: </li></ul><ul><li>The GM agriculture is not sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>There are people who think that transgenic food can cause autism and other diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Greenpeace is an associations that thing the genetically modified isn’t good. </li></ul><ul><li>Agree: </li></ul><ul><li>There are people who think the opposite. Believe that the transgenic food is not good for human health. Also, some experts say that genetic modification made strong to food. </li></ul><ul><li>Transgenic agriculture could help reduce food shortages because we can produce more genetically modifying food. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ~Cloning animals <ul><li>Cloning is the process of creating an identical copy of something.Dolly (1996-07-05 – 2003-02-14), was the first mammal to have been cloned. </li></ul><ul><li>She was cloned by Ian Wilmut , Keith Campbell and colleagues at the Roslin Institute in Scotland and lived there until her death when she was six. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dolly, the sheep was cloned
  8. 8. Opinions: <ul><li>Against: </li></ul><ul><li>Many people believed that the cloning of animals or people can generate social and religious problems. For example if you are cloning an important person will have a lot of problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloning is not natural, because the new born outside of a fertilization </li></ul><ul><li>Agree: </li></ul><ul><li>But, there are people who are in favour of cloning. He thought that I could help cure many diseases: Alzheimer... </li></ul><ul><li>It can be used by the problems of infertility. Because they extract the DNA infomradion </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion: <ul><li>We can conclude in this presentation that there are many opinions on the genetic modification of foods in the cloning, but each person is free to think. </li></ul><ul><li>ANY QUESTIONS ?¿?¿ </li></ul>
  10. 10. THE END MARIA BRUNSÓ and JORDI COSTA

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