Genetics and Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the use of biological processes for the production of antibiotics, hormones and other medical applications. Biotechnology holds the promise of finding treatments and cures to diseases that have plagued mankind for millennia. In recent years, certain biotech companies have provided investors with a spectacular return on their money.

Today we’re going to take a dive into the technologies for enhancing our bodies, including synthetic organs and the biotech firms investors should watch.
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In part two of our biotech special, we’re looking at some of the most important biotech stories from the last few weeks and how you could profit from them.
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In part one of our biotech special, we’re looking at some of the most important current biotech stories and how investors could profit from them.
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Swiss researchers have learned to transfer nerve impulses wirelessly. This biotech breakthrough could lead to a cure for paralysis and many other illnesses.
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Latest Genetics and Biotechnology articles

Grow your own organs

Today, we’re finishing our series on organ and tissue replacement through the revolution of bioengineering. Here, we’ll be looking specifically at fully-biological techniques. It’s all very well having pneumatic hearts and metal knees, but what’s likely to be the best…

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New (body) parts for old

Earlier this week, we started out on replacement organs. We started with a look at news of an artificial eye – a video camera, which directly stimulates the patient’s retina. Today, we’ll continue – taking a tour through various synthetic…

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Synthetic organs will transform lives – these are the firms to watch

Within the last couple of weeks, it was announced that a Canadian woman survived for nearly a week, without lungs. Their dramatic removal was as a result of an antibiotic-resistant infection – something we’ve discussed extensively in Exponential Investor before….

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