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Controversial Human Science

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    Over the summer, I have been assigned to do a short presentation on a topic of controversial part of human science.
    I don't know what to do mine about... I've thought of plastic surgery (would that come under science?!) and the argument into whether we are born with intelligence.
    So yeah, if any of you TSR people could lend any ideas, I'd be so grateful! Thankyou.

    Oh, and I'm not allowed to do gene therapy or abortions because other people are doing that. Darn.
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    I think Plastic Surgery is a discipline of Health/Medicine which in turn is a science so it should be okay
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    Plenty of potential topics. Designer babies, GMOs, racial differences in intelligence, euthanasia, eugenics, life extension etc.
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    what aspects are you generally interested by?
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    Human experimentation and its controversies? Plenty of historical examples with extremely dubious ethics!
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    Cloning?
    Storing of people's genetic data?
    Advances in prosthetic limbs/robotics?
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    (Original post by lettucesoap)
    Over the summer, I have been assigned to do a short presentation on a topic of controversial part of human science.
    I don't know what to do mine about... I've thought of plastic surgery (would that come under science?!) and the argument into whether we are born with intelligence.
    So yeah, if any of you TSR people could lend any ideas, I'd be so grateful! Thankyou.

    Oh, and I'm not allowed to do gene therapy or abortions because other people are doing that. Darn.
    anything about genetic engineering will do ,e.g cloning , making body spare parts ...
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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/4807042.stm

    Northwick Park clinical trial where healthy volunteers had major side effects to the drug they were trialling.

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