Every new technology has both benefits and risks. But when new technologies are designed that can reveal personal information, such as an individual's DNA, the benefits and risks must be weighed very carefully. This NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" Web site asks students to find a balance between the benefits and risks, and decide how new genetic technologies should be regulated.
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