Bringing a Neanderthal to Life

TitleBringing a Neanderthal to Life
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsQueen, EIIL, Berry, RM
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Date Published04/2013
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsEmerging Technologies , GENETICS , Public Policy
AbstractThis initial practice problem was part of a course on problem based learning (PBL) using fractious problems. It asks students to consider research that would use the Neanderthal genome to bring a Neanderthal to life. Students were asked to apply six skills in analyzing and devising policy resolutions for the problems and to apply PBL skills in doing so.
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