The impact of biotechnology

The impact of biotechnology

A downloadable poster and a set of teaching materials introducing biotechnology and its impact. Biotechnology is the use of biological organisms or enzymes in the synthesis, breakdown or transformation of materials. Biotechnology includes a whole range of processes, from the traditional production of cheeses, wine, bread and beer to the latest technologies that manipulate the DNA to produce genetically modified organisms which can be used to synthesise medicines or other chemicals for medical use.
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