Short Essay Questions Key
1. According to the essay in the book's introduction, what is the purpose of genetic engineering research?
According to the essay in the book's introduction, the purpose of genetic engineering research is simply for the comfort and convenience of humanity, rather than being for any real advancement.
2. Why does Dr. Carter not believe Ed Regis' explanation of how the injured man helicoptered to the clinic was hurt?
Dr. Carter doesn't believe Ed's explanation because the injuries the man has are inconsistent with a backhoe accident, but they are consistent with an animal attack. In addition, the man has defensive wounds on his hands.
3. Even though the research doctor declared that Tina was attacked by a basilisk lizard, why does he continue to search for answers by returning to the beach where the attack took place?
Dr. Guitierrez continues to search for answers regarding the animal that attacked Tina because the bite size was too large for the basilisk lizard and the basilisk lizard doesn't attack people.
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