Biotechnology

By Saul

What is the role of DNA?

DNA is like a "blueprint." It tells the cell what to do and how to function.

How is biotechnology used in testing DNA?

Biotechnology is used a lot in chrminal investigations. Sometimes its used to find the real biological father of a child.

How is biotechnology used for cleaning up?

Microbes break down chemicals in nature to allow easier clean up.
That is biotechnology breaking down chemicals. --->

Biothecnology in medicines.

Penicillin was made in the 1900's.
Penicillin helped many WWII soldiers with disease.
Insulin was made in the 1900's also.
Insulin helps people with glucose problems.

Here are locations of biotechnology research buildings.

What is North Carolina's rank in biotechnology?

North Carolina ranks number two in the United States.