Last edited 14 Apr 2020

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the application of biological characteristics to make products or solve problems. For example, biotechnology is being applied to environmental processes where enzymes are used to manage toxic materials by either neutralising them or removing them.

Researchers are also applying the theories of biotechnology to the fields of architecture and construction by treating building structures as living organisms.

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