Biotechnology I: Introduction

Biotechnology I: Introduction



How is technology changing the way we live? Is it possible nature can provide all the answers to some of the science's most pressing concerns? In Biotechnology I: Introduction, you'll learn the basics of biotechnology and evolutionary theory, explore the various ways we store and preserve food, and discover the process of fermentation and microbiology. This course will also cover the importance of breeding plants and hybridization and how early breeding programs led to the study of genetics and an understanding of the function of genes. Finally, you'll delve into early industrial discoveries and explore the developments in biotechnology during the industrial revolution.


* Prerequisites: None