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    Genetics, DNA, Mutations, Cell Division, Protein Synthesis are discussed terms.

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    Biotechnology allow us to use living organisms or their processes for human needs or purposes. Currently this topic includes such general examples as cloning, stem cells (adult, umbilical cord, and embroyonic),DNA fingerprinting, biological warefare, bioremediation, genetically modified organisms, vaccines, and transgenic plants and animals to name a few.
    Research how a specific biotechnology application within the above general examples (or ones not listed above) is used today.

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    Genetically Modified (GM) foods are produced from genetically modified organisms (GMO) which have had their genome altered through genetic engineering techniques. The general principle of producing a GMO is to insert DNA that has been taken from another organism and modified in the laboratory into an organism's genome to produce both new and useful traits or ...