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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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.
At a secret laboratory in Hawaii and hothouses in South Texas, Pace's genetic engineers toiled for five years to create a jalapeno pepper for the 21st century.
Since genetic engineers mix genes from a wide array of species, other genetically engineered foods may cause similar health problems," Goldburg said.