Organisms Essay Topics

What are the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms?

Genetically modified organisms are also known as Recombinant-DNA. During the 1970s and 1980s, the practical application of microorganisms expanded almost beyond imagination with the development of new, artificial techniques for making recombinant DNA. Although natural recombination makes it possible for closely related organisms to exchange genes, the new techniques make it possible to transfer genes… View Article

Drug-resistant Organisms

By the 1960’s, the discovery of antibiotic drugs and subsequent advances in their synthesis led to the conquest of most bacterial diseases, at least in developed countries. In the 1969, the Surgeon General of the United States proclaimed that it was time to “close the book on infectious diseases” (Krasner 29) It indeed seemed so…. View Article