Genetic engineering has changed a lot through the years. It is now possible not to only be able to genetically engineer just plants but also animals and people, plants especially. There are many different kind of plants that have been genetically modified. Genetic engineering is not all good but it is also not all bad. Genetic Engineering will come together the more you read. Plants are not the only thing getting bigger because of genetic engineering modifying the sizes. Animals are starting to become a bigger part of genetic engineering. Humans are also becoming part of this. The animals and humans are not able to be modified as much as plants, but that is only because the scientists have been working on the plants genetic engineering a
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Therefore, it makes mice the best animals to test on for cancer. Pigs and sheep are also being used in genetic engineering. Scientists and doctors believe it is possible to make organs in the pig’s and sheep’s body’s to fit human body’s. Scientists can use human blood and cross it with the animal’s blood to make the organ of the animal such as a heart or kidney to make it feel like it the organ was made for a humans body (Bruce).
Is it okay for babies to be made according to how the parents may want them to look? If so will there have more children that look more alike than normal? Will these people be playing God? These are all questions that people should think about before deciding they want their child to be 5’9” with long brown hair and blue eyes. Children would no longer look like their parents and would no longer have the same traits to pass down the line as their families have done in the past. One good thing is that genetic engineering is getting closer to being able to finally crack the code on being able to genetically take away the diseases that are hereditary such as things like diabetes, cancer, and AIDS. This has only been tested on embryos, so it is not yet been said if it is possible to work on adults. It is a risk to still do this though. If a person were to not have the jean but were treated for it there is a possibility that they could get the bad disease or an even worse case of the disease they