PCR is a standard laboratory technique that allows amplification of specific segments of DNA based on complementarity.
DNA's chemical properties can be harnessed for a variety of biotechnology applications.
“The Assemblers” (Peter Skewes-Cox and Dr. Graham Ruby) sing about DNA and proteins.
Watch two leading virus researchers explain how they use both simple and sophisticated technologies to detect and fight infectious agents.
New technologies like the Virochip harness DNA's properties to identify and fight new viruses.
Learn the principles of how DNA is sequenced and assembled into whole genomes using the Sanger method, shotgun sequencing, or ultra-deep sequencing.