Examples of genetic engineering in a Sentence
The crops were made resistant to disease by genetic engineering.
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At Columbia University, Tsang has collected cells from patients with a hereditary retinal disease and then used genetic engineering techniques to correct the mutations that underlie it.
Entomologists from the Louis-Malardé Institute in Papeete have pioneered on Onetahi a technique that in one year has rid the islet of the disease-carrying pests using neither chemicals nor genetic engineering.
So in this study, scientists turned to genetic engineering to improve on nature.
When the researchers used genetic engineering to override the spore’s self-destruct system, immune cells in mice were powerless to stop the fungal infiltration.
This fake science also justifies the use of abortifacients and early human embryos in experimental research in human cloning, embryonic-stem-cell therapy, and genetic engineering, including synthetic biology, nanotechnology, and gene splicing.
The lab will preform genetic engineering using a virus and will have the cells multiply before freezing them and shipping back to the hospital, where they will be given to the patient via an IV.
Scholars from the three faiths, the commission concluded, did not see a theological reason to flat-out prohibit genetic engineering.
In some cases — drones, genetic engineering, alternative energy sources — there’s clearly a role for targeted regulation and oversight.
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: the science of making changes to the genes of a plant or animal to produce a desired result
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