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Things You Should Know About Biotechnology

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Biotechnology is any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use.Whether you live in San Diego, Orange County, in the farming areas of the Coachella Valley and Central California, or in high tech areas such as La Jolla and Irvine, biotechnology and patent law is vital to business.

I’ve been asked, “What is biotechnology really about and does it mean the end of civilization as we know it.”

It is often referred to as genetic engineering, which will cause the average person to go into a sweat fearing that he may have just eaten some genetically altered food for breakfast.

But biotechnology is so much more, and in this writer’s opinion, it is the hope of mankind if it is developed with an abiding respect for nature and a doctor’s creed of ensuring no harm is done.

Today, biotechnology is broken down into four main areas: red biotechnology is applied to the medical field, green biotechnology is applied to agriculture, white biotechnology is in the industrial field and blue refers to the aquatic field.

In the medical field, biotechnology helps develop new medicines, new therapies, and can be used to use normal genes to target or replace defective genes or boost immunity.

In agriculture, biotechnology can be used to boost the yield from crops, reduce the vulnerability of crops to disease or weather, and to increase the nutritional values of foods. It can even be used to improve the taste or texture of foods. A benefit of biotechnology in agricultural applications is to reduce the need for pesticides or other harmful chemicals on crops that go into the nation’s water supply.

A new area in which biotechnology is developing rapidly is in biological engineering such as in the development of bio processes from the laboratory to the manufacturing or industrial scale.

Biotechnology is not without criticisms and raises moral dilemmas. What biotechnology can solve, sometimes produces unwanted results such as residues and super resistant foods that may contaminate other non-genetically modified crops. Cloning has also stirred much controversy each time it is in the news.

But biotechnology in the future may also lead to new ways to clean up contaminated environments and the pollutants and wastes mankind produces. And as the world does harm to its environment, much must also be done to reverse these effects before it is too late.

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Benefits Of Plastic Surgery

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

There are many people who had been doing some serious research on plastic surgery and its side effects. They had been trying to know about its critical application and its benefits in terms of treatment and cure. As far as plastic surgery is concerned it is not about a cure, but it is about treatment as this is a more prominent perception which people take from it. Many people are becoming aware of just how strong the link is between a person’s body image and their personality by seeing the positive effects plastic surgery has had on a friend or family member. The physical changes can produce profound improvements in personality and self confidence. Patients often become more confident, outgoing and socially comfortable and these positive changes affect them for the rest of their lives.

Studies show that there is often a very strong link between the way a person perceives how they look and their personality. Some patients have struggled with depression before plastic surgery, but the physical changes made during the procedure have lessened or eliminated the effects of the depression after the procedure. However, there are still some people who have a negative attitude about those who have plastic surgery, obviously unaware of the amazing positive effects these procedures can have.

Before you have any procedure done, make sure you are being realistic by educating yourself about what procedures are available and how they may work for you. Through your research you should learn about what qualifications a surgeon will need to do your procedures and how to determine that they have the proper credentials, since this will make it more likely that you will have a successful surgery.

After you have picked a surgeon, you should make sure that they know in detail what your specific goals are for the surgery, so you are more apt to be happy with the end result. A good surgeon will outline the follow-up care will be needed after the surgery, how many visits will be necessary and how long you can expect to be off work. By having a specific plan for recovery, you can also coordinate with friends and family for help at home and assistance in getting to follow-up visits, if you need it.

I have found that there are several plastic surgery surgeons qualified to do my procedure and there probably are in your area also. Among the clinics I found there are also a few liposuction surgeons that specialize in the procedure I am looking for, so make sure you check for specialists in your area too.

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