Biotechnology allows us to use living organisms or their processes for human needs or purposes. This current topic includes such exs as cloning, stem cells (adult, umbilical cord, and embryonic), DNA fingerprinting, biological warfare, bioremediation, genetically modified organisms, vaccines, and transgenic plants and animals to name a few.
Research how gene therapy is used today and answer the following problems:
1. Briefly describe this process or application.
2. What benefits are derived from this?
3. Are there any concerns or negative impacts associated with this use of biotechnology? Why or why not?