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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In this research the two theories were combined to examine user acceptance of mobile communication technology as a medium for communicating biotechnical knowledge.
The biomedical and biotechnical industry has experienced similar growth in the Detroit region.
While medical advances such as antibiotics, transfusions, and pacemakers have improved people's lives, the dark side of biotechnical advances reflects a reckless disdain for human life in the wake of greed.
Moffett says, "The resources of Avesthagen's world-class, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and 250 researchers allows Renaissance to take the next step in our evolution providing customers novel new ingredients and products backed by a broad base of biotechnical capabilities, including phytoproteomic testing and bioinformatics.
SEDOC Pharmaceutical Medicine, with operations in Stockholm and Lund in Sweden, plans and carries out clinical tests for Swedish and international pharmaceutical, biotechnical and medico-technical companies.
Courses are in the works that will address subjects such as biotechnical and aerospace engineering.
The four-year curriculum includes introduction to engineering design, principles of engineering, digital electronics, civil engineering and architecture, compute-integrated manufacturing, biotechnical engineering, and engineering design and development.
Flint's missing sister is somewhere out there, and his search for her involves him in a world of transformations and conflict between nano and biotechnical evolutionary forces in the riveting GENETOPIA.
While the CAC's original charter was to eliminate trade barriers regarding food and to ensure the quality of food available to people worldwide, its charter mission has proved vulnerable to the influence of big dollar multinational pharmaceutical, agricultural, chemical, and biotechnical corporations.
As part of the global healthcare community, this laboratory's clients include local, regional, and national laboratories, public health institutions, physician practices, clinical trials organizations, and pharmaceutical and biotechnical companies.
In order to measure the forces transmitted to the patellar ligament, this structure was instrumented with an "S" buckle transducer (NK Biotechnical Corp.