Chapter I Human Biology, Science, and Society 2.,1i:, ,". stay healthylu"g try the way, what ls a proper diet?Who^sho_uld pay for health care f".ifr. o""rlOur knowledge has advanced rapidli.-ny the end of thirbook you will knJw more about genetics and evolutionthan did the scientists who ".is#il;;;;;loped the theo_ries about them. With knowledle.";;;;" responsibilityfor making choices. Fro.m globil _;;;;; to genetic engi-neering ro personal health,lach of u"_rrlt deal with issuesthat concern our well_being and ,h";;; of the biologicalworld in which we live. We owe it to orr.rJrr"s, as individu-als and as a- society, to acquire the knowledge and skill weneed to make intellipenr decisionr. Vouf.froices can make adifference.ffi $deamp Science and technology have improved the human con_dition. Science cannot, however, resolve'moral dilemmas. Sci_entists can advise us on issues of science, but we as a societymust decide how to put this scientific knowledge to use.
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