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Unformatted text preview: Clicker Question What do you think of the idea of enhancing the performance of athletes through gene doping? of A) I am against it, as it is a step toward losing our humanity. A) We should appreciate the genes that each person was born with. with. B) I am against it because it would be a form of cheating. B) C) I have not made up my mind. C) D) I am for it, it is only fair because it levels the playing field D) for those who were not born with the desirable genes. for E) I am for it, as it is no different than enhancing one’s resume E) by going to an Ivy League school. Reproductive Physiology Reproductive I Am A Transient Carrier of the Am Code of Life The Symmetry of Life and Death The There is an asymmetry between life and death. There asymmetry While organisms may die spontaneously, they do not While spontaneously they arise spontaneously from non-living material. Life must be created from pre-existing life. Through anatomical and microscopic observations, Through biologists came to the conclusion that life of macroscopic organisms does not arise spontaneously. macroscopic The idea that both sexes contributed hereditary The material to the newborn life became the new reality in the 18th Century. See the Earthly Venus by the Earthly Maupertius for a scientific and humorous account. Maupertius While watching the move, keep in mind: The pathway the sperm takes from its formation in the testes to the time of fertilization of the egg in the fallopian tubes. The pathway the egg takes from follicle formation in the ovary to the time of fertilization in the fallopian tube. The pathway of the fertilized egg from the fallopian tubes to the uterus. The developmental pathway of the fertilized egg on the way to the formation of a baby. And now on with the show…. Nova: The Miracle of Life You can see a streaming video of the remake of this movie entitled, Life’s Greatest Miracle by clicking on the link below. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/miracle/program.html ...
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