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1. Biotech in Medicine:
CRISPR and CAR-T are both immunotherapies. Research both immunotherapies. What
are their differences? Are there side effects or downsides? There is a new company
CRISPR Therapeutics—find their website. Briefly describe the areas of medicine in which
they are working. 2. Biotech in Agriculture:
Your unit mentions the use of chemically based pesticides and herbicides. What were
some of the environmental and health hazards of these former pesticides and
herbicides? How has genetic engineering helped replace the use of harmful chemicals?
Are there substances that now exist as a result of biotechnology that replace these
harmful ones? 3. Biotech in Environmental Science/Industrial Biotech:
We learned from our unit that industrial biotech has been described as the "third wave of biotech” because of its breakthroughs to prevent pollution. conserve resources, and
reduce overall costs. Research then describe some of the possible future contributions of
biotechnology to renewable energy.

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