Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a science-driven industry sector that uses living organisms and molecular biology to produce healthcare-related products. Biotechnology companies also develop therapeutics or processes (such as DNA fingerprinting). Biotechnology is best known for its role in medicine and pharmaceuticals, but the science is also applied in other areas such as genomics, food production, and the production of biofuels (Investopedia)

  • $88,623 Average salary
  • 53% Of Men Make Up This Industry
  • 47% Of Women Make Up This Industry
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Future

Bioprinting of organs and other individualized therapies. Ecological engineering. Reproductive Engineering to Enhance Human Traits and Performance. Computer-human interfaces. Cures and eradication of many diseases. Biomanufacturing of materials and devices.

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History

Works in modern biotechnology go as far back as the mid 1970s while the industry evolved in the 1980s. The industy has tremendously impacted other industries and sectors such as healthcare, science, environment, government and business. Classic biotechnology is as old as civilization, it includes fermentation techniques developed by the Chinese for brewing and cheese making, and the use of yeast to bake leavened bread by Egyptians. Watson and Crick described the 'double helix' genetic code carried by DNA. Genetic manipulations is a primary reason biotechnology is considered one of the leading industries.

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