The term genetic engineering was first used was in a book by Jack Williamson.
Genetic engineering has been around since historic times, though not many people know it.
The first form of genetic engineering was breeding. Pomeranian + Chihuahua = Pomchi
In 1953, Watson and Crick discovered Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), making genetic engineering possible.
Gene therapy is used to help correct or replace genes and fight diseases Gene therapy has been used to cure autoimmune disease and heart diseases.
Gene of Interest is Isolated. Transfer vector is inserted into the gene. The vector is transferred into the organism that is to be modified. The cells of an organism are transformed. Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are selected and separated from those that could not be modified.
One of the first things that genetic engineering created was Human insulin
New medicines are created by cloning genes The first medicine created by genetic engineering was Human insulin. Genetic engineering improved vaccines, turning them into shots.
Ian Wilmut, used a technique to clone animals. Creating a sheep named Dolly.