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This week's word in the news: BIOTECH
Short for biotechnology: the use of a living organism, biological substances or techniques to engineer or manufacture a product or substance, as when cells that produce antibodies are cloned in order to study their effects on cancer cells.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Meanwhile, a new front opened Friday in the battle over the bill, with Democrats vowing to amend it to include biotech companies, and a group opposed to embryonic stem cell research pledging to block the measure if that happens.
►The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 05/13/2013