in vitro fertilization  

Choose 1 of the following biotechnology applications:

  • in vitro fertilization
  • DNA profiling
  • Vaccines
  • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Gene therapy

In an APA-formatted report, research the topic that you have chosen, and answer the following questions:

  • Explain how the process you have chosen meets the definition of biotechnology.
  • Describe how the process is performed.
  • Explain the uses of the application.
  • Discuss at least 1 benefit, 1 drawback, and 1 risk of each of the processes.
  • Elaborate on an ethical concern, such as leftover embryos, DNA privacy, or mandated vaccines.

Use the following guidelines for your report:

  • Utilize at least 2 credible sources to support the arguments presented in the paper. Make sure you cite them appropriately within your paper and list the references in APA format on your Reference page.
  • Your paper should be 2–3 pages in length, not counting the Title page, Abstract, and Reference page. In accordance with APA formatting requirements, it should be double-spaced and include a running head and page numbers.


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