Selective Breeding/Genetic Engineering


Wired News: Selective Breeding Gets Modern- http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,71433-0.html
Check out this article genetically modified food.

Engineer a Crop - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/harvest/engineer/select.html
This PBS site has great links about genetically modified foods and the controversy surrounding them.

More Food Cleaner Food - gene technology and plants - http://www.science.org.au/nova/009/009key.htm
Basic information is provided on gene technology.

What is the Difference Between Selective Breeding and Genetic Modification -http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/issues/geneticmodification/selective.asp
This site has lots of information on the process of genetic modification.

Sheep Worms Nemesis: Selective Breeding - http://www.csiro.au/files/mediaRelease/mr2004/Prnemesis.htm
This site has facts on the use of selective breeding to reduce worms on sheep.

Transgenic Animals: Their Benefit to Human Welfare- http://www.actionbioscience.org/biotech/margawati.html
This page looks at how animals that carry genes from other species benefit us.

What are Genetically Modified Foods? - http://home.howstuffworks.com/question148.htm
The basics on genetic modification of food.

Thirteen Myths of Genetic Engineering - http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/index.htm
This site by the Alliance for Bio Integrity looks at genetic engineering.

Genetic Engineering at Historic Crossroads - http://www.sierraclub.org/biotech/report.asp
This site sponsored by the Sierra Club focuses on genetic engineering and its possible impact on the environment.

Dog's that Changed the Word- http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/dogs-that-changed-the-world/selective-breeding-problems/1281/
This site has basic facts about selective breeding.

Selective Breeding - http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Selective_breeding
This article from Reference.com discusses the basics of selective breeding.