Essays Tagged: "Biotechnology"


The new breakthrough of cloning is a great advance in biotechnology. The use of cloning can be both beneficial and harmful to society. There are many reas ...

(2 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


Biotechnology has made many advances in the last decade. Biotechnology has made it possible for the ... individuality, as revealed in our distinctive genetic codes. Is genetic engineering a safe form of biotechnology in our society? Many scientists believe so, as long as they don?t make a mess of what ... break through the species barrier and to shuffle information between completely unrelated species. Biotechnology encompasses ?all the studies and techniques that combine the ideas and needs of biolog ...

(3 pages) 203 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Biotechnology. An international biosafety protocol created to establish and maintain control over the products designed with biotechnology.

safety protocol should be created to establish and maintain control over the products designed with biotechnology.I. The existing laws and regulations that govern the release of transgenic organisms a ... egulations that were designed to control and monitor crops created with traditional technologies.B. Biotechnology is regulated by three different agencies.C. The undeveloped nations have virtually no ...

(7 pages) 111 0 3.6 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

DNA Fingerprinting

Biotechnology is a fast growing area. Gene manipulation is a huge part of Biotechnology. Every human ...

(1 pages) 109 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


none like me?BiotechnologyOver the past decade, Biotechnology has advanced much to the advantageof many people. W ... fect modern medicine, political factors,economic, and societal balances in our nation.For medicine, Biotechnology has been a blessing, healing people whosuffer from a sex-linked trait known as Hemophi ... lancement in life. When weuse this technology towards the wrong side, we may all be burned. You see,Biotechnology has the ability to altar what diseases we humans are susceptible to,and when scientist ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Walking Into Spiderwebs

ranging from the medical field, to the military, to individual industries. Why would we want to use biotechnology to create our own spider webs? For starters, the fiber is very elastic: during wind gu ..."Synthesizing Spider Silk". Begona Benito. 2002. Online. Trends in Biotechnology. URL: ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Animal Cloning

ANIMAL CLONINGThe advances to the biotechnology of animal cloning are very important to scientific technology and medicine today. Anim ... oduct is twins or triplets with identical DNA.There are many advantages, benefits, and uses of this biotechnology. One important example is xenotransplantation, which is genetically modifying animals ... f animal cloning due to the great risk it puts animals in during the process. As well, usage of the biotechnology could narrow natural genetic diversity when any type of animal can be reproduced in an ...

(2 pages) 126 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Seed sterilization

eds that are unable to germinate leaves society looking on to see if the potentials of contemporary biotechnology have gone a step to far. This seed sterilization technology poses too many threats to ... on [corn] seed are one-eighth mile (660 feet) from the nearest contaminat[ed] source" (Agricultural biotechnology; corn, par.11). Over a period of 4 years genetic contamination of one successful plant ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Biology paper on Russia's risk.

The deplition of funds for Russian biotechnology labs have put many countries at risk, especially the United States of America. The vid ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

"We have gone too far." Is this a fair statement about our progress in biotechnology?

The word "biotechnology" was introduced in 1919 by a scientist, Karl Ereky, in showing Man's interaction with ... We live in a world where science is advancing so rapidly that it seems unstoppable. Developments in biotechnology have sparked off many controversial debates, and until now, many of these issues have ... th George Bush, who once addressed his nation on this issue, that "we must proceed with great care."Biotechnology is essentially a technology developed with one prime objective - to benefit mankind. W ...

(3 pages) 149 3 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Agriculture : Growing Our Future.

ue our fight against world hunger, many seemingly simple technical advances could make a difference.Biotechnology is now being investigated to find new applications for crops. For example, lactic acid ...

(3 pages) 128 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The Genetically Modified Crop Game

tech Century" labeled the 2000s as the 'biotech century' and highlighted the imminent revolution of biotechnology and what it held for the twenty-first century . Today, the fruits of his seeds of fore ... t century . Today, the fruits of his seeds of foresight are just beginning to materialise.The term 'biotechnology' spans across a spectrum of industries and dabbles into various sensitive issues like ...

(14 pages) 147 1 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Agriculture and Biotechnology

When biotechnology is put to use with the foods and animals we eat, how safe are we? Are we actually bene ... e are we? Are we actually benefiting from these changes? Genetically modified food is an example of biotechnology in agriculture, and one which has brought quite a controversy to the scientific, and n ...

(2 pages) 62 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Is biotech going to bring anything in private equitty?

US venture capital investments by industry reveal that 21% belong to biotechnology. The industry has had the fastest growth for any major industry adding roughly 12% mor ... lmost impossible to read The Economist without seeing anything related to the great breakthrough of biotechnology. Unfortunately PPL Therapeutics, the biotech company behind Dolly, valued £500m ... of larger companies decreases the value of smaller biotech ventures and pushes them out of the race.Biotechnology tends to redefine ethics. The cloning of a human embryo can result either in increase ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Debate on the Genetic Alteration of Foods

berries bred with fish, nor apples bred with chickens. However, recent advancements in the field of biotechnology now allow scientists to transcend the laws of Nature. In today's agriculture, dozens o ...

(8 pages) 164 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Secrecy in Science Hinderence of Scientific research Private investments into research

to deaths of people needlessly.Industry is now making an enormous profit as companies move towards biotechnology. Scientists who make contracts with commercial industries delay publication, because t ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Biotechnology has become a big business in the United States, over the past few years. It is spreadi ... ave wanted to join the list. 41 states have committed a total of $18 million to attract and develop biotechnology. More than 80 percent of local and state economic development agencies named biotech a ... of biotech companies venture capital during the past three years. Many San Diego are trying to lure biotechnology and attract other high-wage professionals to support the industry. The tax and revenue ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Biotechnology, good or bad?

global thing to all of us. Consumingproducts from vegetables to meats to manmade food products. So biotechnologyhave come to a consideration of food. Is genetic food really the key to make foodsafe a ... od. Is genetic food really the key to make foodsafe and longer lasting? I personally agree with the Biotechnology foods areactually helpful to economic growth and to our health.When you take a bite in ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"From Naked Ape to Superspecies" by David Suzuki

es", develops on the negative side of these organisms. "Horizontal gene transfer, the tool on which biotechnology is built, can also happen in nature, but very rarely. It's a good thing it's rare, bec ... e and the products were put on the market in the late 1970s. Scientists were telling the world that biotechnology was less difficult than owning a dog, but it was later proven that even those crippled ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetically Modified Food: A Potential Economic Disaster

te food supplies. (United Nations) The vast majority of these people live in undeveloped countries. Biotechnology corporations have promoted GMO's or genetically modified organisms as a possible solut ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies