Write a paper about a biological topic of your choice or interest, use diverse sources. Use your own words; “copy-paste” work will be penalized.
Explain all biological aspects about the topic and make sure you aIDress the following questions:
-What make you interested in this topic?
-Overall importance of the topic
-How science has contributed to advance in that topic? (if that is the case)
-How do you see the future on this topic?
-For a disease: incidence in the population, treatments, symptoms, etc
-Make a cover page with your name, title and any other info
-The last page will be for listing the bibliography used (your sources): internet, magazines, newspapers, books, etc
-1.5 space, times new roman 12, minimum 1.5 page and 750 words, maximum 2 pages.
-If you are not sure if your selected topic is OK, please contact me.
Some suggestions for the topics:
Emergent infectious diseases: Zika, ebola, measles, HIV, MERS, H7N7 influenza, Chikungunya virus, tuberculosis, “super bugs”, etc
Biotechnology; stem cell research, cloning, etc
Nutrition and healthy lifestyle: vegetarian diet, whole food vs processed food, obesity; diabetes, organic farming, nutritional supplements, exercising, prevention of diseases, etc
Ecology: pollution; threatening for biological species, recycling, environmental consciousness, renewable sources of energy, deforestation in the Amazon, etc
Global warming; Sustainability
Genetic-modified organisms (GMO), controversy about it
Technological advances in science and medicine, impact of technology, pros and cons
Drug abusing effects
Medical marijuana (please, use serious sources!)
Children vaccination safety controversy
Human diseases: genetic, infectious, CANCER, etc. Other examples: Autism, Alzheimer’s, ADHD, depression, etc
Animal behavior, animal diseases, animal protection, research using animals to model human diseases, etc
Nobel prizes: research a Nobel prize that interested you, describe all about the discovery, relevance, etc.