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Biotechnology refers to the use of living organisms in the development or making of products. It may involve diverse techniques, genomics, the use of recombinant genes, immunological applications, or aim at developing pharmaceutical therapies and diagnostic tests.


9 Book

Our Posthuman Future

Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
Francis Fukuyama
FSG, 2002


How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us
Ruth Kassinger
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019
8 Article

First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released in the United States

Biotech firm Oxitec launches controversial field test of its insects in Florida after years of opposition from residents and regulatory complications.
Emily Waltz
Nature, 2021
9 Book

The Body Builders

Inside the Science of the Engineered Human
Adam Piore
Ecco, 2017
8 Article


Half-human soldiers, robot servants and eagle drones – the Greeks got there first. Could an AI learn from their stories?
Adrienne Mayor
Aeon, 2016
8 Book

The Coming Biotech Age

The Business of Bio-Materials
Richard W. Oliver
McGraw-Hill, 2000
6 Book

Building Global Biobrands

Taking Biotechnology to Market
Philip Kotler and Francoise Simon
Free Press, 2003

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