Introduction

 

Have you ever wondered how they make those oversized pumpkins so large? Is it possible to completely free yourself from inheriting a fatal heart disease? Could you make an identical copy of yourself? How do police officers track down criminals using blood samples? All of these questions can be answered with knowledge of genetics. Genetics is a topic that has stirred up much controversy and debate in the past decade. The validity, rationale, and utilization of genetics research are constantly under review. Now is your chance to evaluate these topics and implement your knowledge.