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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Hee stressed the need for Pakistani farmers to be educated about introduction and benefits of bio-technology, improvements in infrastructure of agriculture as a whole, and suggested the government to take measures for value-addition, processing and efficient mechanism for export of fruits and vegetables.
Longon, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland informed the Union Minister that after setting up Department of Bio-Technology health laboratory and research centre at NHAK, a total of 1,43,237 number of various laboratory tests have been done till date.
Addressing a heavily attended Press Conference, Dr Jitendra Singh said, the project is to come up at the cost of 2000 crore and the Department of Bio-Technology under him will offer major inputs for Cancer Research and Care.
During the workshop it was highly appreciated that universities and research institutes have made great achievements in the field of bio-technology in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
NEW YORK -- Xethanol Corporation (OTCBB:XTHN), a bio-technology integration and ethanol production company, today announced that the company has closed an additional $1.
LAHORE, June 29, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Punjab Agriculture Minister Malik Ahmad Ali Aulakh said that promotion of bio-technology is the need of the hour to achieve self-reliance in agriculture.