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distillation
changing salt water into fresh water
fermentation
process of using microscopic organisms to get alcohol
prophylactic methods
protect person from disease
hydroponics
growing plants without soil
biomass
living or dead plant or animal matter
1945
penicillian was first produced
1928
penicillian was found
bionics
creates things to assist physically challenged people
bioengineering
includes development and manufacture of adaptive body parts and devices
prothestics
adding or implanting of artificial material into body
thermoplastics
materials that can be reheated and reformed into new shape
gait
manner of walking or running
biofeedback
information about bodily processes
genetics
study of hereditary
genetic engineering
improving something by DNA
Edward Jenner
came up with first vaccine (for coxpox) 200 years ago
MRI
Magnetic Resonace Imaging
lumbar punctures
spinal tap
diabetic
person who has diabetes, body doesn't have enough insulin
multiple sclerosis
disease of central nervous system
corrugated
shaped or bent in rigid lines
laparescope
slender instrument that can be inserted through small incision into abdominal cavity
horticutorists
studies growing plants
cholera
disease that causes diaheria
countries
more benefits can be derived from agricultural biotech
DNA alphabet
GATC
G
Getanine
A
Adenine
T
Thymine
C
Cytosine
1940s
hybrid corn tried
genome
complete collection of organism's genetic material
June 2000
"rough draft" of human genome
AT
Adenine and Thymine
CG
Cytosine and Getanine