Some sections of ME 0844 The Bionic Human are given the opportunity to analyze a scientific controversy using the rules of scientific argument. Looking for a topic? The Guide ''Finding Pro and Con Issues and Arguments" can provide some starting points for identifying controversial topics and positions.
Below are a few of the resources featured in that guide.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context. See the Science,Technology & Ethics section for topics such as evolution, vaccines, genetic engineering. This resource provides opposing viewpoints on hot topics and supplies news stories, journal articles and statistical sources.
Global Issues in Context. Especially see sections: Health & Medicine and Science & Technology.
Warning: These resources focus on the social debate -- your assignment is to focus on the scientific debate. These resources are best used to browse for a topic.