BC: By: Katy Deese
FC: Redeeming Role for a Common Virus: Ability To Kill Cancer
1: Summary: In this article it is about how scientist from Georgetown University are conducting a study on how a virus has the ability to kill cancer. Some researchers have genetically altered the virus. This is for the cancer cell so that it won't replicate in the healthy cell.
2: WHY is it important to me: This article is important to me because it is showing how technology is growing more and more each day. A virus that can possibly cure cancer is amazing. I love how there are more ways to finding the cure for cancer.
3: WHY it is important to society: This article is important to society because if there is a cure to cancer we need to know about it. This could save someones life if there is a cure. It can help so many people if they find this discovery true.
4: HOW it relates to class: This article relates to class because we are learning about mitosis and meiosis, and how cells duplicate. It also relates because we are learning how cancer is a cell the replicates very quickly. This is a great article with what we just learned about.
5: 5 Definitions: 1. Reovirus- Any large virus having double stranded RNA and a polyhedral 2. Vulnerable- capable of or susceptible to be wounded or hurt 3. Preliminary- Preceding and leading up to the main part. 4. Exploits- Striking or notable deed 5. Malfunctioning- failure to function properly