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Biotechnology: How is biotech changing the world?

From Earth’s largest ecosystems to the smallest nanoparticles, recent leaps in knowledge about cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, and new technologies are leading us to potential solutions to many global challenges. But with reward comes risk; the implications of misused biotechnology could have long lasting effects on society. Read these articles and interviews to learn about issues in biotechnology research so that you can make your own informed decisions.

Content in this section has been updated through a partnership between the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) and the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Read more about the partnership between NWABR and AIBS.


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