Godlike: Book One - The Child (Volume 1)

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Gender, sexuality, embodiment, skill: all were reconstituted in the story. A city in Brazil is using a genetically modified mosquito to control the spread of diseases like Dengue fever and the Zika virus. Most embryonic and early fetal wastage is probably due to genetic and chromosomal problems, and even today, we don't know how common these losses really are. It counters evolutionary theory with its own scenario of God playing jigsaw games with the continents after the Fall of Man.

Chimera: A Subterrene War Novel

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Rifkin condemning all attempts to eliminate defective genes from the human germ line (Nature 303: 563, 1983; we could have this underway in our lifetimes: Science 253: 841, 1991; Science 262: 533, 1993; the first ones so treated will be anti-oncogene deletion syndromes). Middle and high school teachers are encouraged to check out the videos for possible use with their students. Organisms are genetically engineered to discover the functions of certain genes.

The Hungry: Love will keep us together; Hunger will tear us

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Jeremy Rifkin has pointed out that the potential for a new eugenics is inherent in our ability to manipulate our genetic makeup, even if the technology has beneficial uses: If diabetes, sickle-cell anemia, and cancer are to be prevented by altering the genetic makeup of individuals, why not proceed to other less serious "disorders": myopia, color blindness, dyslexia, obesity, left-handedness? In the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, a fictional character called Pastor Richards, a caricature of an extreme and insane televangelist, is featured as a guest on a discussion radio show about morality.

The Fire Inside (Revised) (Sidekicks: A Superhero Urban

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One evaluation category is "My School System." A biological phenomenon involving inactivation of the X chromosome (See sex chromosome ) in every cell of the female cat (which has two X chromosomes) determines which coat color genes are switched off and which are switched on. Targeted for students grades K–6, but useful for parents and elementary teachers, too, this website features games, articles, quizzes, and activities highlighting some of the world’s most unique and at-risk species.

Return to Sender: A Civil War Time Travel Novel (Dyna-Tyme

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The alphabet of DNA contains only the four chemical letters (or bases) A, C, G and T, and proteins are made from just 21 amino acids. Instructions for viewing the rotations are included. Asymmetric warfare is the use of less technological, less expensive, and/or more unconventional weapons, tactics and strategies. Gene splicing: The process by which genes are cut apart and put back together to provide them with some new function.

The Afflicted

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SSEP is a program of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) in partnership with NanoRacks LLC. Our knowledge of the total genetic code for humans, which contains millions of patterns is limited, so we cannot transfer complicated traits like intelligence, which are a mixture of genetic and environmental influences. Wish I could write more about how well that ending works but that would spoil the whole thing - lose yourself in the details and ideas first and just let it crop up on you.

R/evolution: A Mosaic Novel (Book One) (Revolution 1)

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As a result, novelists of this era began to write about dystopian near-futures rather than settings vastly remote in time and distance.. . For example, website visitors can tour a nature-based preschool, inside and out; join a working forum on designing effective learning spaces for young children; and access guidelines on Nature Play and Learning Spaces from the National Wildlife Federation. Stevo, the main character is however part of something else where "Macintosh" is the key word, so where will it end?

Catspaw: A science fiction thriller

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Will this be a biological equivalent of the digital divide? NSF Science Now also appears on the video series page of Science360.gov, part of NSF’s Knowledge Network, an immersive web presence that engages students, the general public, and science junkies in cutting-edge discoveries and big science stories. Left-wing apologists for the Brooklyn Museum of Art's 1999 exhibition of "art" created from genuine animal feces and depicting the Virgin Mary surrounded by weird genitalia defended it on the grounds that it warned of the dangers of genetic engineering.

Rationality Zero (The Dossiers of Asset 108)

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Chapin or one of his colleagues could sit five hundred yards away from the rat and use a laptop to transmit a message to the receiver, which relayed the signal to the microprocessor, which sent an electric charge down the wires and into the rat’s brain. Peterson’s StudentEdge, an online college planning resource, now offers interactive curriculum-based homework help, thanks to a new partnership with the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. Because cultivation of plants requires more labor than hunting and gathering, we can assume that Stone Age humans gave up their former ways of life reluctantly and slowly.” Agriculture is touted as an upward evolutionary step.

The Island of Doctor Moreau

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Teachers can use the resources to enrich class discussions, highlight Latino role models in the sciences, and promote the sciences among Spanish-speaking students. Note that the term Soft SF is often also used to refer to SF that explores sociological and psychological themes; here we are using it instead specifically in the context of works that do not attempt to be scientifically rigorous, even if they are still logically consistent.