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genetic engineering

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgenetic engineeringgeˌnetic enginˈeering noun [uncountable]  HBthe science of changing the genetic structure of an animal, plant, or human, usually to make them stronger or healthiergenetic engineer noun [countable]
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genetic engineeringThere is a good chapter on biotechnology and genetic engineering, with a simple explanation of gene splicing.The film, starring Sam Neill and Laura Dern, mixes palaeontology and genetic engineering.Such fears, however, should not be dismissed lightly in so far as genetic engineering is still in its infancy.There is also considerable potential for the development of novel biological control agents by genetic engineering.In the event the anticipated collapse of the first genetic engineering company amid a pile of bad debts did not come about.Associated with this is the even more recent development, in the 1980s, of genetic engineering.Why all the concentration on genetic engineering?As yet there have been few large-scale studies of technicians involved in scaling up genetic engineering processes.
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