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Primary technology of Tier N/A
|Leads to||Artificial Evolution|
|Buildings enabled||Gene Smelter|
- "Genetics is chemistry, and chemistry is a tool, and a tool is only as useful as you make it."
- Daoming Sochua, Scientific Morality Vol. IV
Transgenesis, the process of inserting an exogenous gene into an organism, has become an important procedure in the past century as the colonies have taken divergent paths on this planet. Using methods facilitated by plasmid vectors, liposomes, pronuclear injection, protoplast fusion and others pioneered by colonial researchers, scientists can cut DNA at common protein points and add other, alien genes that will transfer to offspring. Many colonial administrations promoted “pharming,” the insertion of genes that code for useful pharmaceuticals into species that otherwise do not produce such, such as the so-called “super-fungoid” developed a few years ago. Although decried by many, transgenetics has also become involved in pursuing human modification, as bonding genes from indigenous fauna to heighten survivability under extreme conditions became a goal for a few colonial ventures.