By: Brett Blackley
The role of DNA in Biotechnology & DNA testing in Biotechnology
Extracting and isolating DNA in biotechnology provides the ability to catch criminals, test for genetic diseases, cure diseases, clean up environmental spills, and identify soldiers killed in battle that would be unidentifiable. It also assists in agriculture to develop super plants and animals. It helps to prevent diseases and insect infestation.
Biotechnology in Agriculture
Biotechnology in enviromental clean up
How Biotechnology is used in the Health Industry for medicine
Negitive Impacts off Biotechnology
1. Genetic engineering crosses and violates natural reproduction.
2. Biotechnology could add to the serious problem of antibiotic resistant medicine.
3. Genetic engineered plants could start to produce new toxins and allergens.
Top 5 States with the most Biotech Companies
North Carolina: 87
North Carolina is ranked 4th in biotechnology companies.
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