Biotechnology affects over 30% of global economic turnover by way of healthcare, food and energy, agriculture and forestry. Advances in new pharmaceutical drugs and gene therapies to treat previously incurable diseases, to produce healthier foods, safer pesticides, innovative environmental technologies and new energy sources. Industrial activities affected will include human and animal food production, provision of chemical feedstock to replace petrochemical sources, alternative energy sources, waste recycling, pollution control, agriculture and forestry. Biotechnology revolutionises many aspects of medicine, veterinary sciences, and pharmaceutics.
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