Biotechnology: Environmental Cleanup

How are we ever going to clean up our polluted planet? My teammates Tatiana, Kaitlin, and I decided to find out more about how genetic biotechnology can be used to help with environmental cleanup. Scientists can genetically engineer or alter microorganisms or microbes to be able to extract toxins or chemicals from water or soil. Check out our slideshow below:

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  1. Thanks for sharing – I learned something new today! I was always thinking about Biotech in the pharmaceutical application. Applying this genetic biotechnology to help clean up and improve the environment would be a breakthrough. Thanks!


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