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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Alternatively, genetic manipulations might lead to a better world in which doctors undo any physical injury or ailment via on-demand generation of any human body part.
One reason may be that the procedures for safe, successful, and legitimate genetic manipulation for medical purposes are extremely complicated, lying outside the capability of most rogue operations.
According to Jay Lang, Charkit's vice president of sales, "Eco Oil's advanced farming technology and a careful seed selection process that is free from genetic manipulation are complemented by extremely careful processing techniques.
Konner glibly downplays concerns about sports doping, cosmetic surgery, lifestyle neuropharmaceuticals, sperm-sorting to guarantee the sex of your child, and genetic manipulation to enhance your child's "health, brains and beauty.
Published in affiliation with the International Society for Stem Cell Research (Northbrook, IL), the journal will cover new methods in embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells and the genetic manipulation of stem cells.
The study published in the American Society of Chemical Industry's Chemistry & Industry said the method was important because it avoided genetic manipulation.
Other are forward-looking examining, for example, the role of human rights in cloning and genetic manipulation.
In Colombia, for example, their untiring efforts led to the Colombian Senate voting against legalizing abortion and genetic manipulation.
More particularly the isolated nucleic acid molecules of the present invention further provide for the screening-assisted breeding of plants having desirable starch content and/or composition, in addition to providing for the direct genetic manipulation of plant starch content and/or composition.
The Ahriman Gate is a novel about a nightmarish scenario of shadow governmental secrets, ghastly genetic manipulation, and the brink of discoveries that could spell the end of the world.
Hunted for his mutated blood by both humans and vampires, he faces assassins, a sexy vampire bodyguard, a werewolf lover's problems, and more in a fast-paced story of genetic manipulation and evil.
Fussell pays attention to the genetic manipulation of corn, where it is grown and on what acreage, and its place as an important food in the many poor areas of the world.
It its final statement to assembled conference attendees, the group wrote that "new information and insight on the nano-scale order of the lignocellulosic cell wall is needed to advance the opportunities to control the structure, primarily through genetic manipulation of the biosynthetic process.
Golshani does address the question of the urgent need for ethical concern in science and technology especially in light of recent advances such as in the domain of genetic manipulation and environmental degradation.
NEW YORK -- Genetic manipulation, molecular nanotechnology and advances in stem cell research are among the medical advances that have some health care industry experts predicting that, by the end of the century, many Americans may have the potential to live to as long as 120 years.