Imagine a world full of ‘mini Hitlers’ seeking world domination, killing millions as their solution to establish a superior race or bunch or 2 headed humans eating a pig with 6 legs. These scenarios may sound like something out a science fiction novel, but this is the kind of things that people think about when they hear the words ‘genetic engineering’
Genetic engineering is now an important part of this world. It is used to cure diseases,
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patients receiving this treatment have already been able to produce this protein in small quantities.
Genetic engineering and the knowledge about the effects of DNA variation among individuals can lead to revolutionary new ways to treat and even prevent thousands of disorders that affect us. Learning about non-human organism’s DNA can also help us understand their natural capabilities which can be applied towards solving challenges in health care, energy sources, agriculture, and environmental cleanup