Genetic Modification Introduction: What is it?

Explore the concept of Genetic Modification. Genetic Modification is the the splitting and recoding of a gene as seen in this link. Our current use is in this process on improving plants, but we are now moving towards using it on animals and humans. We are starting with curing diseases but we will explore in the next few segments what the potential is for the technology and what ethical and social dilemmas are born from it.
Below are the links to the articles:

http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/basic_genetics.shtml

http://www.wired.com/2015/10/science-like-rules-genome-editing-please/

http://www.ibtimes.com/human-embryo-genetic-modification-uk-researchers-seek-permission-controversial-2104919

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/18/uk-scientists-seek-permission-to-genetically-modify-human-embryos

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