biotechnology

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Synonyms for biotechnology

the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes

the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments

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Fortunately, there is no epistemological indication to justify a generic and a priori fear of any green biotechnology process or technique while, at the same time, no such attempt can be devoid of the risk of failure.
seven years has developed a package of low cost green biotechnology for
Islamabad -- National Institute of Bioremediation (NIB) of National Agriculture Research Center (NARC), Islamabad, working under the umbrella of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Government of Pakistan, has developed a highbred green biotechnology for the treatment of wastewater.
We are most familiar with the early version of green biotechnology, which uses the yeast from yogurt or vinegar to create more yogurt/vinegar.
"Today's ruling by the highest court in the European Union again confirms that national bans on GM crops are not legally defendable," Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, EuropaBio's director of green biotechnology Europe, said in a statement, issued on 7 September.
The new facilities have also been designed to develop new postgraduate courses including a new degree in green biotechnology and innovation.
Another aspect is that growth in industrial biotechnology depends very much on the development of green biotechnology. Cost competitiveness of industrial biotechnology processes are often only achievable with the help of biomass produced by genetically modified plants, so that green biotechnology can make a substantial contribution to the efficient production of biomass raw materials.