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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Group Four Study Guide Questions

1.      Which rule was not among the three guidelines adopted by the South Korean government’s Code for Robot Ethics committee that were outlined in Isaac Asimov’s story ‘Runaround.’

a.      A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
b.      A robot must defer to governmental laws and ethics when not in the presence of his original master as long as this does not conflict with either of the other two laws.
c.       A robot must obey orders given by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the first law.
d.      A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the other two laws.    

2.      What does iPSC stand for?

a.      Iatrogenic Pharmaceutical Stem Cells
b.       Idiopathic  Physicochemical Stem Cells
c.       Immunological Paliative Stem Cells
d.      Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

3.      Which ‘reproductive freedom model’ have the National Bioethics Advisory Commission used to make the claim that cloning is physiologically unsafe?

a.      Pediatric Model
b.      Adoption Model
c.       Adolescent Model
d.      Paternal Model

4.      True or False? IVF is most affordable in the United States.

(Post by Betsy)

1 comment:

  1. 5) The Dickey-Wicker Amendment, a Federal law, prohibits______.
    A) abortion
    C) stem cell research
    D) the funding of stem cell research