Biotechnology includes any technique or technological application that uses biology or living organisms to create or modify products and processes of food production, sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry. This includes recombinant DNA technology, transgenic crops and animals, genetically modified (GM) foods, biopharmaceuticals, bioremediation and more. (Source: USDA, Photo: Flickr)

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Scientists splice genes from roses and celery to create superflower

Fish that regrows cardiac tissue could mend human hearts

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