Biotechnology


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Biotechnology

The use of living things, such as one-cell organisms, in technological innovations. Biotechnology has particular applications in medicine, agriculture, engineering, and similar fields. Biotech organizations may make and market their own products, or they may be departments within another company, such as a pharmaceutical corporation.
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Hopefully we'll be able to work out a partnership biotechnology center.
With the pace of scientific progress today, the benefits of forest biotechnology are not only for our children and grandchildren; we get to enjoy them, too.
She has a chemistry degree, but has no biotechnology training.
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