By: Holly Parris
What is the role of DNA in biotechnology?
How is biotechnology used in DNA testing?
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How does biotechnology help in the medical industry?
How biotechnology is used in Agriculture?
How biotechnology is used to help in an environmental clean-up?
One possible career involving biotechnology.
The basic responsibilities of this job is that they must plan and facilitate trials of the drug testing, enrolling volunteers in clinical trials, documenting the findings from the trials, following ALL guidelines and administrations, and finally they must record the data and present final project proposals to their sponsors. Now there are many more requirements that go more into depth and detail, for instance what exactly they must do during an investigation, and how to figure out the correct dosage levels, the potential side effects from the medicine they would be testing, and all of the protocols necessary for a beneficial medicine. All of these things you would learn in the medical-related education from an accredited program necessary for this job.
North Carolina's rank in biotechnology:
What are some potential negative impacts of biotechnology?
- Scientists have recognized that insect will form a resistance to the widely used genes from the common soil bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).
- According to Biotech Articles, "Genetically engineering crops which tries to improve nutrition ignores the root cause of malnutrition,which are nothing but the industrial monoculture crops showing deterioration of the nutritional value of food. This leads to the destruction of a natural and agricultural biodiversity on which a healthy balanced diet depends."