Biology Article

 

Select an article from a magazine or newspaper that has something in it that pertains to biology.

 

 

Write a one to three (1-3) page paper in which you: Summarize the article in one (1) or more paragraphs, using your own words. Be sure to identify the article using an in-text citation in the body
of the paper, as well as a reference in the reference section. Explain how the article relates to this course. Identify which biological concepts from the course and / or text are relevant to the
topic covered in the article. Citing the course text, discuss the ways in which this course does (or doesn’t) provide background information to help you understand the article and the larger issues
surrounding it. Explain why the article caught your attention. Relate the article to your life and to issues that are important to you. Discuss how or if the scientific knowledge about the topic
covered in the article affects you directly or indirectly. Discuss your opinion on how research on this topic should be funded. State whether you think taxpayer monies should support research on
this topic or whether