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Biotechnology: Training & Careers

Biotechnology: Training & Careers

In this 1:16 video excerpted from Pathways to Technology, you'll learn about biotechnology: the science of using living organisms to create new products, from drugs to fuels. Genetic engineering is a booming field in biotechnology, as scientists learn how to engineer living organisms to produce useful proteins. The need for people with biotechnology skills is always growing, and there is a wide range of possible careers available within the field. The video is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment, and discussion questions. Users who sign up for a free account can download the video as well.


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