Item Details

Reproduction [electronic resource]: Designer Babies

Granada Media (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program examines some of the issues raised by the potential uses and misuses of genetic technology. The program demonstrates the techniques of both ultrasound scanning and amniocentesis as well as explains genetic manipulation techniques and the potential applications of the knowledge gained from the human genome project. The program provides a complete introduction to the following topics: Structure and function of DNA; Social, economic, and ethical implications of genetic manipulation; Prenatal screening techniques; Genetic abnormalities; Artificial insemination and embryo transplants
Release Date
2005
Run Time
20 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 19, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Designer babies
Series
The New Living Body
New Living Body
Contents
  • Fertilization Outside of the Uterus (2:07)
  • Process of In-Vitro Fertilization (1:40)
  • Ultrasounds and Reproduction (1:29)
  • Amniocentesis: A Look Inside the Cells (4:16)
  • Genetic Counseling (1:22)
  • Future of Genetic Counseling (3:13)
  • Assessing the Risk of Genetic Disease (2:37)
  • Choosing Desirable Characteristics (2:07)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1995.
Publisher no.
  • 5981s Films Media Group
  • 5991 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (20 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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