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Further Resources

This page contains additional resources for teachers to further understand aneuploidy and related biotechnologies.

Nature Education References

Nature Education is an online free access source of scientific papers written for students. You will find them informative and easy to read. 


Lobo, I., & Zhaurova, K. (2008). Birth defects: causes and statistics. Nature Education 1(1):18


Lobo, I. (2008). Birth defects: prevention and treatment. Nature Education 1(1):19


O'Connor, C. (2008). Chromosomal abnormalities: Aneuploidies. Nature Education 1(1):172


O'Connor, C. (2008). Trisomy 21 causes Down syndrome. Nature Education 1(1):42


Māori Attitudes to Assisted Human Reproduction

Dr Marewa Glover of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences School of Population Health is the author of a study into Māori attitudes to assisted human reproduction. Dr Marewa has kindly provided a copy of this report for use by students and schools. 


View the report.


Further Reading for Teachers and Senior Students