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  • abortion
  • To deny a truth [about when life begins] should not be made a basis for legalizing abortion. (clinicquotes.com)
  • Business and medical leaders strongly support the measure while religious and anti-abortion leaders have campaigned against it, saying the procedure amounts to human cloning . (chipbennett.net)
  • If we protest abortion and euthanasia, lobby the Legislature, Prime Minister or President, hold mass demonstrations or conferences, write or distribute articles or books, spend endless hours volunteering (these are all part of what pro-life activists do), do these actions by themselves prove that we are pro-life? (lifeissues.net)
  • We know that there are all sorts of pro-life groups, some focus on abortion clinics and try to shut them down, some promote the well-being of the pregnant woman, child and families and offer services to help them, along with adoption services if they do not wish to or cannot keep the baby. (lifeissues.net)
  • developmental
  • We show that genetic effects on methylation are highly stable across the life course and that developmental change in the genetic contribution to variation in methylation occurs primarily through increases in environmental or stochastic effects. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In a series of 11 papers, published in Science and related journals, a consortium of researchers has produced the most richly detailed model of the brain's genetic landscape to date, one that incorporates not only genes but also gene regulators, cellular data and developmental information across the human life span. (nytimes.com)
  • biology
  • BIO 201 Biology I (A,L). $25 Course fee required: For Biology and Med Tech Majors: Provides an integrated exploration of the fundamentals of biology as a science, the nature and origin of life, biological chemistry, cell biology, and genetics. (brockport.edu)
  • BIO 281 Elements of Human Biology (A,N). Credit not applicable to the major in biology. (brockport.edu)
  • Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology Scott Gilbert admits he can't answer the question he poses at the start of his popular talk. (swarthmore.edu)
  • Still, our recently acquired genetic knowledge is enormously valuable to the twin fields of biology and medical research. (mondediplo.com)
  • Male infertility research is largely in the hands of a small cohort of academic investigators backed by programs such as those at the U.S.'s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and REPROTRAIN, a program funded by the European Commission to prepare researchers to study male reproductive biology. (asbmb.org)
  • Genes
  • However, it took 150 person-years and cost $25 million to add or tweak around a dozen genes - and commercial production has yet to begin. (newscientist.com)
  • In one of the papers, a research team led by Mark Gerstein, a professor of bioinformatics at Yale University School of Medicine, began by combining all those genes, as a group, and calculating the combined added risk they impart into a single coefficient. (nytimes.com)
  • When the gametes are made, that genetic memory becomes expressed, and genes that are actually most similar to genes found in other unicellular organisms begin to be expressed in the testes," says John Herr at the University of Virginia. (asbmb.org)
  • preembryo
  • The terms "preembryo" and "individuation" have been totally discredited, not only by all human embryologists, but have also been rejected by the Nomenclature Committee of the American Association of Anatomists for inclusion in the official lexicon of anatomical terminology, Terminologia Embryologica . (lifeissues.net)
  • In this paper McCormick draws heavily on the work of frog embryologist Clifford Grobstein, as well as from "an unpublished study of a research group of the Catholic Health Association entitled 'The Status and Use of the Human Preembryo', (p. 14). (lifeissues.net)
  • adolescence
  • Here we present a catalogue of the genetic influences on DNA methylation (methylation quantitative trait loci (mQTL)) at five different life stages in human blood: children at birth, childhood, adolescence and their mothers during pregnancy and middle age. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The brain is continually adapting, or "rewiring," itself through life, particularly in utero and through adolescence, generating an ever-transforming genetic, cellular and genetic landscape that had defied the tools of modern science. (nytimes.com)
  • reproduction
  • Coital reproduction, is, therefore, less human than laboratory reproduction more fun, to be sure, but with our separation of baby making from lovemaking, both become more human because they are matters of choice, and not chance. (ewtn.com)
  • ethical
  • Addresses important issues in health and human disease as well as current societal and ethical issues in readings, lectures and classroom discussions. (brockport.edu)
  • couples
  • therefore, preimplantation genetic screening is seen as a way to shield many couples from the heartache of miscarriage, stillbirth, or a severely affected child. (parents-life.com)
  • Holinski-Feder has already provided the genetic test to 82 couples, but until now she has been operating in a legal gray zone. (go.com)
  • perspectives
  • Together, they offer deeply informed perspectives on such pressing issues as Human cloning Designer babies Redefining human nature Human harvesting Here is thoughtful, passionate, and gripping reading about the world that is coming that, indeed, is already here and how to live out your faith with conviction in its midst. (christianbook.com)
  • researchers
  • Genetic researchers say they have found fresh evidence that Chinese people are descended from Africans. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and a team of University of Michigan researchers has come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood. (umich.edu)
  • Clone
  • And making the creation and destruction of nascent human life, as well as the perfection of the techniques necessary to clone human children, a constitutional right seems like a moral and political error. (thenewatlantis.com)
  • variation
  • They looked at pieces of DNA known as microsatellites, which are short, repeating DNA segments that yield information about genetic variation among people. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Though we map a large proportion of the cis -acting genetic variation, a much larger component of genetic effects influencing methylation are acting in trans . (biomedcentral.com)
  • time
  • The latest research challenges an alternative theory which holds that several different groups of humans evolved separately at the same time in several places around the world. (bbc.co.uk)
  • When the cell repairs that cut, it can introduce genetic mutations in the hgRNA sequence, which accumulate over time to create a unique barcode. (harvard.edu)
  • Now we are testing other molecules for midwife activity, and attempting to determine which ones could have been present on Earth at the time when life began," said Hud. (innovations-report.com)
  • origins
  • Academics from the University of Texas and their colleagues in China studied 28 population groups in China and concluded that most - if not all - had their genetic origins in Africa. (bbc.co.uk)
  • regulation
  • Engages students in the chemical foundation of life, bioenergetics, enzyme regulation and kinetics, and cellular metabolism. (brockport.edu)
  • therefore
  • Therefore, his reasoning was that because the "individual" was not present, ergo, the human being, or as he put it, the "person" was not present. (lifeissues.net)
  • Therefore, technology does put a good impact in the human world. (bartleby.com)
  • cell
  • The measure specifically bans human cloning, but would permit all federally allowed stem cell research in the state. (chipbennett.net)
  • BOSTON) - All humans begin life as a single cell that divides repeatedly to form two, then four, then eight cells, all the way up to the ~26 billion cells that make up a newborn. (harvard.edu)
  • RNA is profoundly important for understanding and manipulating mammalian and human life, yet it is arguably the least studied genetic material in the mammalian cell. (umich.edu)
  • people
  • If the greatest good of the greatest number (i.e., the social good) were served by it, it would be justifiable not only to specialize the capacities of people by cloning or by constructive genetic engineering, but also to bio-engineer or bio-design para-humans or 'modified men' as chimeras (part animal) or cyborg-androids (part prostheses). (ewtn.com)
  • People who appeal to Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four and Fahrenheit 451 forget this, that the tyranny is set up first and then genetic controls are employed. (ewtn.com)
  • Does this mean that small people are less significant, or less human, than big people? (lifeissues.net)
  • In Western societies this will be a major marketing opportunity: I fear that people will begin choosing restaurants according to their genotype. (mondediplo.com)
  • The new model was based in part on analyses of nearly 2,000 human brains, from people with and without diagnoses, collected over decades. (nytimes.com)
  • Population
  • This theory contends that homo sapiens, the modern form of human life, is descended from a population of ancestors who migrated out of Africa about 100,000 years ago. (bbc.co.uk)
  • However
  • Breeding of cats into specific pedigrees did not begin, however, until the middle of the nineteenth century. (scienceclarified.com)
  • However, those studies that have attempted to map genetic effects influencing DNA methylation (methylation quantitative trait loci (mQTL)) have so far only explained a small proportion of the genetic variance that is estimated to exist and it is evident that much larger sample sizes will be required to map the majority of the predicted genetic effects. (biomedcentral.com)