Students to take biotechnology course for college credit

A group of students from two high schools in Rhode Island will be the first group to take an online course in biotechnology offered by the University of Rhode Island for college credit. The course -- The Way We Work with Life: Issues in Biotechnology -- will be taught by Albert Kausch, a professor at the university. "You are embarking on the beginning phase of biotechnology," he told students during a recent presentation. "It's ready to explode, the way the computer industry was 20 years ago," he said.

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