The deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material.
More example sentences
- RNA is also taking a place in the areas of gene therapy and genetic engineering.
- The genetic engineering of livestock for human medical applications is known as pharming.
- With this in mind, why the sudden panic about a few pollen grains and the outrage against gene manipulation by genetic engineering?
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