Biotechnology involves using living organisms or substances derived from living organisms, such as DNA or proteins, to make some kind of product. Many different kinds of products are made through biotechnology. These can include fermented foods such as beer, yogurt, and chocolate, drugs, laundry detergents, stone-washed genes, orchids. They can also include diagnostic tests that identify mutations in DNA or the presence of pathogenic bacteria.
Every job area listed on this site belongs under the umbrella of biotechnology.