<p>Biotechnology is becoming more popular and well identified as a mainline industry.Students have shown greater interest in learning the techniques. As a discipline, biotechnology has led to new advancements in many areas. Criminal investigation has changed dramatically thanks to DNA fingerprinting. Significant advances in forensic medicine, anthropology and wildlife management have been noticed in the last few years. Biotechnology has brought out hundreds of medical diagnostic tests that keep the blood safe from infectious diseases such as HIV and also aid detection of other conditions early enough to be successfully treated.</p>
Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Prof. Prema Nedungadi, and Dr. Bipin G. Nair, “Biotechnology Virtual Labs: Facilitating Laboratory Access Anytime-Anywhere for Classroom Education”, Innovations in Biotechnology Edited by Dr. Eddy C. Agbo, 2012.