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Raising Science to the status of godhood carries with it inherent risks that demand careful consideration.
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TERM    ALTERNATE DESCRIPTORS
acid rain water quality; environment; pollution
animal testing    animal rights; animal experimentation; animal welfare
automation and unemployment    robotics; artificial intelligence; employment; economics; work and the workplace
bioethics    bioethic*; ethics
biomedical medical ethics; biomedical ethics
cloning    genetic engineering; stem cell embryonic research; human ethics
computers artificial intelligence; the Internet; computer science; cyberspace; electronics
ecology    ecosystems; conservation; environment; pollution
electromagnetic radiation Chernobyl; nuclear disasters; radioactivity; environment
environment biological hazards; sustainability; hazardous waste; climate change; conservation; endangered; nature; ecology; green cities
ethics    bioethics; biomedical ethics; corruption; controversies; values; business ethics; victimless crimes
eugenics Francis Galton; genetic screening; human traits; genetic diversity
fetal tissue fetus; abortion; embroyonic stem cell; fetal tissue harvesting; fetal cell therapy; bioethics; fetal cells
gene therapy genetic intervention; hereditary diseases
genetic counselling See gene therapy
genetic engineering biotechnology; cloning; genetically modified crops and food
genetic screening genetic testing; DNA based testing; hereditary diseases
global warming    climate change; changing ecosystems; environment; greenhouse effect
human experimentation genocide; bioethics; war camps; medical scientists; human embryo experimentation; Auschwitz
human genome project genetics; molecular biology; genetics and evolution
nuclear energy energy alternatives; energy crisis; energy policies; fusion; the atom; atomic energy; Three Mile Island         
organ donation    biomedical ethics; bioethics; organ transplants
ozone layer environment; endangered atmosphere; planet Earth
packaging food packaging; marketing; consumerism
pesticides Silent Spring; environmental toxins; food safety; public health; environmental crisis
pollution environmental issues; endangered places; environmental hazards; nuclear waste; garbage; toxic waste
pre-natal testing pregnancy tests; infertility; prenatal screening
reproductive technologies artificial reproduction; in vitro fertilization; surrogate motherhood
technology electronics; inventions; virtual reality; the Internet; biotechnology
toxic waste garbage; nuclear waste; environmental toxins; environmental crisis
toxicology biological hazards; radon; Silent Spring; agent orange; pollution
transgenic research transgenes; gene modification; biochemistry; genomics
transplants organ transplants; transplantation; medical ethics; organ donation; tissue engineering; artificial organs
trans-species transplants xenotransplantation; organ transplants; animal organs
waste disposal garbage; waste; recycling; toxic waste

 

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