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David Barrett

David Barrett '08
B.S. History Teaching

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Title: WEB OF LIFE
Movie ID: VT2588.
Movie Number: 2588
Description: Probes moral questions facing "genetic explorers" as DNA research approaches the stage where its possible "to alter our environment, synthesize plants and animals and, perhaps, manipulate our own heredity." Some scientists fear that genetic engineering is evolving without adequate consideration of the consequences. "Most of our scientists are babes when it comes to significant ethical thinking," says science historian Everett Mendelsohn.
Series: SMITHSONIAN WORLD
Part: 0
Time: 60
Department: BIO/CHEM
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Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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