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DIY Biotech: Genetic Engineering with the DNA Playground

DIY Biotech: Genetic Engineering with the DNA Playground

By Bryan Bergeron    View In Digital Edition  


Explore how you can modify E. coli bacteria to produce proteins of your choice; that is, genetic engineering: the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnology. We’ll also review and tear down the DNA Playground: an affordable all-in-one hardware platform that’s simple enough for middle-school students to use to genetically engineer bacteria.

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