Wednesday
March 4, 2015

Homework Help: biology/science

Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 11:42am.

Biotechnology allows 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 embryonic), DNA fingerprinting, biological warfare, 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. Example: Insulin production in bacteria is an example under the general topic of recombinant organisms.

What specific biotechnology application did you choose?
Briefly describe this biotechnology application.
Based upon the definition of biotechnology, describe how your biotechnology application is an example of biotechnology.

What benefits are derived from this application?

Are there any concerns or negative impacts associated with this use of biotechnology? Why or why not?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

biology - Biotechnology allows us to use living organisms or their processes for...
Biology - I am a little confuse can someone help me with these questions. Or if ...
Science - Describe in one paraghraph what embryonic and adult stem cells are and...
PlEaSe HeLp Me!!! - Describe in one paraghraph what embryonic and adult stem ...
science - What are stem cells? Stem cells, the basic building blocks of human ...
Biology - Technology is equipment used to do something or make something. ...
BIOLOGY-DNA FINGERPRINTING - Okay soo i'm confused on DNA fingerprinting, i know...
Biology - Based on a reigious viewpoint why is using human embryonic stem cells ...
Science - Has Cloning and Stem cell any advantages? disadvantages? and should it...
biology - Stem cells may open the door to discoveries about many diseases and ...

Members