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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Proposed Exam questions: Group 1

[Komron MacLean] Questions for Bioethics

What is Craig Venter best known for?
Answer: creating the first self replicating microorganism in a lab. 

Which contraceptive stops the period entirely?

What scandal is Woo-suk Hwang of South Korea best known for? 
Fabricating Data to support research

What was the name of the clinical trial in Alabama in which hundreds of African American men were infected with Syphilis and left untreated? 
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment 

In Carl Elliott's article "This is Your Country on Drugs", steroids were used as a platform for the misuse of what? 
General enhancement technology

Given a scenario where one woman donates an "egg shell" another donates her DNA and a third carries the fertilized egg to term, who is considered the biological mother?
The woman who donates the most genetic material 

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