Q1. 1. What are the benefits of genetic engineering versus the potential risks?
2. What are your personal thoughts on genetic engineering? Do you really think genetic engineering provides useful information for the scientific investigation of our natural world or do you think that we must not “mess with Mother Nature”? Describe and support your position.
Q2. Recall Pasteur’s experiment on spontaneous generation. Initially he used sealed and unsealed flasks instead of sealed and swan-necked flasks. Critics claimed that the experiment was inconclusive. Which of the criticisms would be aIDressed by using a swan-necked flask in its place of the unsealed flask?