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Laboratory Services -- Biotechnology

View Resource DNA Fingerprinting: Humpback Whale Pod DNA: Teacher Guide

Teacher guide. This teacher guide is provided to give sample answers to questions. Most of the questions are open-ended, so students may have correct answers that aren't included in this guide....
View Resource DOE Joint Genome Institute

The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, supported by the DOE Office of Science, unites the expertise of five national laboratories?Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, O...
View Resource Environment

This section highlights case studies where biotechnology is being used to address some environmental issues. Biotechnology has the potential for many positive impacts on the environment. For example,...
View Resource Exploring Life's Origins: What is RNA?

All modern life on Earth uses three different types of biological molecules that each serve critical functions in the cell. Proteins are the workhorse of the cell and carry out diverse catalytic and...
View Resource Exploring our Molecular Selves

An online multimedia education tool that explores the Human Genome Project including modules: Milestones in Genetics; Genes, Variation, and Human History; How to Sequence a Genome; Ethical, Legal,...
View Resource Food and Agriculture

Humans need food to live. Today, we spend much less time obtaining and preparing food than our grandparents did, and we eat a much greater variety.
View Resource Health Care: Biosensors

Years from now, a typical doctor visit might not include dull magazines, pharmacy lines, and saying "Ahh." Instead, a chip implanted in the body will function as a constant on-board doctor, detecting...,2817,1130635,00.asp
View Resource High School Human Genome Program

The High School Human Genome Program provides professional development in the field of DNA sequencing and genomics for high school teachers. It is mainly intended as a resource for the teachers and...
View Resource How Does Electrophoresis Work?: Teacher Guide

Teacher guide. What kind of electrochemical reactions take place during electrophoresis? How can you see this? This short laboratory allows students to examine the changes in pH during...
View Resource How to Extract DNA from Anything Living

Genetic Science Learning Center provides a simple demonstration of extracting DNA from common items using household ingredients.
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