genetic engineering

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Synonyms for genetic engineering

the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism

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In the future, plant genetic engineers will be tackling almost every trait imaginable.
Unlike engineers who develop and construct electrical circuits or bridges, for example, genetic engineers initially didn't craft plans, design models, and then build DNA structures to accomplish precise goals.
Many people judge that genetic engineers have the best chance to defeat AIDS.
First through breeding, and now through genetic engineering, agribusiness has taken the few plant species settled on for our table and altered them beyond recognition, reaching into Nature's diverse genetic soup and marshalling the talents of genetic engineers to pick out a few characteristics of little interest to anyone except Monsanto, John Deere and Cargill.
Females bear live young, and so far, genetic engineers have worked with insect eggs.