Technology Based On Biology : A Study Of Cellular And Biomolecular Processes Help Improve Overall Health And The Environment
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Biotechnology at its simplest, is technology based on biology. It is the study of cellular and Biomolecular processes to help develop new advanced technologies and products to help improve overall health and the environment. Modern biotechnology focuses more on finding a breakthrough that would help contribute in reducing the world’s carbon footprint, combating deadly diseases, feed the poor and implement cleaner, more resourceful industrial manufacturing processes into society. One of the most well-known, yet controversial topics generated from biotechnology is genetic engineering (occurs when the plant has been modified to achieve a particular goal). It is the process that has been used to produce Golden Rice so that millions of children who suffer from micronutrient deficiencies will be able to grow and develop properly. By doing this, Golden Rice has the capability of reducing the common killer disease in the developing world, all through the use of biotechnology and its bi-products like genetic engineering. In this essay, it will discuss the potential benefits and issues relating to golden rice, analysing the technique used to produce golden rice grains and why micronutrients are essential in all diets.
Rice, the globally known staple food, is one of the most common food sources for people living in developing nations such as those found in Asia and Africa as it’s the cheapest, most accessible food source available. However, since rice does not contain any