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Exploring Bioethics: Curriculum Supplement from the National Institutes of Health

Exploring Bioethics complements high school life sciences curricula and enables teachers to stimulate conversation with their students around real-world ethical issues in the face of advancing technology through cases that cover genetic testing, the use of human subjects in research, steroid use by athletes, organ allocation for transplants, and the modification of animals for human benefit. 

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