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View Resource Detect Genetically Modified Food

Genetically modified foods are often in the news and widely grown in the United States. Three US government agencies (USDA, FDA, and EPA) work to regulate the introduction and production of genetically modified foods. These crops can provide agricultural, ecological and nutritional benefits, but there are also potential risks to the environment and consumers. As consumers and public interest...

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View Resource Pharmaceutical Regulation in the United States: History and a Case Study

Drugs are regulated in the United States by the FDA. This exercise reviews the history of some FDA regulations. The Case Study describes the impact one FDA official had by stopping a dangerous drug from coming on the market in the US. A classroom discussion underscores the importance of regulating new drugs.

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http://www.bio-link.org/GMP/KELPOST.html
View Resource NCBI: Education

This Web site from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) offers a set of tutorials problem sets, online tools, FAQs, and documentation to help users make full use of NCBI's bioinformatics tools. The tutorials, which target both new and veteran users, cover NCBI's BLAST and PSI-BLAST, the Entrez cross-database search, Cn3D molecular structure software, and more.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/education/
View Resource AgBioSafety: Education Center

Here, visitors will find a variety of curriculum on biotechnology, agriculture, and life sciences from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. There are also student projects, teacher-guided exercises, laboratory exercises, writing assignments, interactive learning, learning modules, and additional resources.

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http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/education.shtml
View Resource Biotechnology Laboratory: Micropipet Technique

Micropipets are used in almost all biotechnology experiments. These precise instruments allow for the dispensing of extremely small volumes. This laboratory exercise will teach students to learn how to operate a micropipet, understand measuring volumes in microliters, and convert metric volumes. This seven-page pdf contains teacher information for conducting the lab, the laboratory exercise itself...

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http://ppge.ucdavis.edu/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&v...
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