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Genetics/ Bio

 

Genetics/ Bio

work individually. Select an article from a scientific journal, newspaper, or news magazine published in the last six months (1 pt). You may access an article on-line,
but it should come from a source that also produces a print version. Examples are below:Scientific Journal – Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
etc.National newspaper -New York Times, Wall Street Journal, etc.Local newspaper – Athens Banner Herald, Atlanta Journal, etc.News magazine – Time, Newsweek, U.S. News
and World Report, etc.(Unacceptable sources include sources that are only on a web such as CNN.com, bbcnews.com, Wikipedia.)2.Select an article addressing a biology
issue that we will cover this semester. (Use your syllabus for ideas) (1 pts):3.Write a short essay (1-2 pages) about your article that you read. A.Give the correct,
full citation for the article at the beginning of the essay. (1 pt)B.Begin your essay by summarizing the article in your own words. Do not quote directly from the
article. (2 pts)C.Also, address the following questions in your essay:1.Are the qualifications and expertise of the author stated and if so what are they? (1 pts)
2.What are the qualifications/expertise of the expert opinions cited or quoted (do this foreach person or organization)? Did they give you enough information to
explain the article(1 pts)3.Discuss use of photographs, tables, figures, and other graphics. Were they used? Were they accurate? What was the source? Did they support
the thesis of the article? Did they have an emotional impact? (1 pt)4..Explain the science behind the genetic issue in the article. Was the science of microbiology
used properly? Or explained so a person who has not taken this class could understand it? Provide 1 extra reference to support your explanation. (4 pts)5.Attach a copy
of the article to your essay Cells Mitosis Meiosis Gamete maturation and embryonic development Transmission of Genes Modes of inheritance and pedigrees Variations
andExtensions of Mendel′s laws Molecular Genetics DNA Applications Cancer