Genetic Diseases
He Jiankui
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What is the disease that slowly destroys neurons in the brain and spinal cord?

Tay-Sachs Disease

100

How many years was He Jiankui sentenced to prison?

3 years

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Is this form of technology dangerous?

Yes

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Who was He Jiankui's partner?

Michael Deem 

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How could parents choose to make their child "ideal?"

Make them more intelligent, athletic, healthier, etc.

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True or False. If an experiment went wrong, it would be easy to reverse it. 

False

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Can gene-editing prevent genetic mutations from being passed down?

Yes

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What virus inspired He Jiankui to experiment?

HIV

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If a couple that carried a genetic disease had a baby that was "altered", would it still be related to both of them?

Yes

300

What is a common virus that people could die from if they had alterations made on them?

Influenza

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Is genetic altering legal?

No

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How much money was He Jiankui's fine?

$430,000

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True or False.  If an embryo is altered to not carry a mutation anymore, this mutation will still be passed on to future generations. 

False

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What type of professor was He Jiankui's project partner?

Physics and Bioengineering

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Overall, are there more positive or negative effects of using CRISPR Technology?  Why?

Negative, up to interpretation

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Explain how making CRISPR editing legal could negatively affect the world. 

-differences in social class

-differences between developing and developed countries 


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