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Jobs of the Future

JOBS BOAN OF THE FUTURE Genetic Counselors & Child Designers Genetic testing can screen for diseases and disorders before a child is born What can be screened: Tay-Sachs Disease Tay-Sachs has been almost eliminated through genetic testing Babies with Tay-Sachs are born deaf, blind, mentally impaired and without the ability to swallow Sickle Cell Disease Cystic Fibrosis Thalassemia Down Syndrome health In the future, genetics may be able to "cure" babies of genetic diseases in utero Sections of DNA could be replaced to eliminate the disease Hair color Genetics now allow parents to choose traits they want to see in their children Parents with conditions can engineer their children to have the same ones, A process known as inheritable genetic modification can alter DNA in an egg, sperm or early embryo so that parents can choose features sparking controversy Babies can be made to be born with deafness dwarfism Eye color "Savior siblings" can be engineered in order to donate needed organs to a sick child Genetic modification is controversial Many believe that it is unethical to alter the DNA of a child to suit the parent. In Skin tone Gender some countries, it is used to avoid having female children. The results that come from the practice are used to advance stem cell research and treatment, an already Body type controversial field Height Robotics Technician Robotics is becoming more important as it is integrated into everyday life Cars can detect when people fall asleep at the wheel They alert the driver and decelerate if they do not wake up Rescue robots are used in cases of fires, explosions and natural disasters Provide a visual on what is happening robotics 1« Search for survivors Send air analysis, temperature readings Medical robots assist in and perform medical procedures The first robot-assisted surgery was in 1985 It was used to place a needle for a brain biopsy Military robots are used to aid soldiers in combat and other situations The use of drones by the US has been controversial. May 2013: the White House acknowledged the death of four Americans in unmanned drone strikes Domestic bots Domestic robots are the fastest growing family They do chores such as vacuuming and dish washing Vertical Farmer By 2050 80% of the world's population will live in urban areas The population is expected to increase by about 3 billion people, worldwide Using traditional farming environment methods, it would take 20% more land than is represented by Brazil to produce enough food for the world Vertical farming changes the way people produce food Vertical farms are typically buildings in which crops are grown on top of each other and fed artificial light SOUTH AMERICN By farming up instead of out, more crops can be produced in a smaller space This method of farming allows for less water waste because everything is recycled Vertical farming is not going to take over traditional farming any time soon because of the Farmers can better control their crops because of less environmental interference The controlled environment allows for the stop of diseases and contamination cost Therapist, counselor, researcher According to a study conducted between 2001-2003, rates of mental illness are increasing around the world I in 5 American adults take mental health drugs mental health 41 The way psychological illnesses are identified is changing The fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was released May 2013 PTSD & war in the Middle East Controversial changes include: In 2012, mental disorders resulted in more hospitalization of US service members than any other diagnostic category The combination of autism spectrum disorder into one category This has effectively eliminated disorders such as Asperger's disorder People are afraid that the new classifications will disqualify some kids from the autism diagnosis Suicide is the leading cause of death in the Army, surpassing combat and motor vehicle accidents The addition of cannabis withdrawal For every US soldier killed in war, about 25 take their own lives The addition of gambling addiction The addition of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder eliminated the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder Sources: Presented by http://www.parents. Comcareer-adv DEVELOPED BY Vgetting-pregnant/ egnant/genetics/tests/genetic-testing 2odcom/g N NOWSOURCING 10vell s/2012/09/10/10. Avertical 31/144478009/the-average-american-ate-literally-a-ton-this-year /us-acknowledges-killing-4-americans-in-drone-strikes.html?pagewanted=all

Jobs of the Future

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