Biotechnology is the use of living organisms and their derivatives to develop products in medicine, industry, and other areas.

Further reading

Nouri, Ali & Christopher F. Chyba (2008) Biotechnology and biosecurity, in Nick Bostrom & Milan M. Ćirković (eds.) Global Catastrophic Risks, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 450–480.

Snyder-Beattie, Andrew (2017) Biotechnology and existential risk, Effective Altruism Global.

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