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Archive | December, 2013

The genetics of Christmas

PCR has been a vital tool for genetics research, and this is even true at Christmas. The genetics of Christmas dinner A common Christmas argument is over sprouts, dividing the dinner table into those who love them and those who hate them. Genetics could be behind these frictions – people who taste sprouts as bitter […]

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Celebrating PCR at 30

In 2013, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) turned 30. To celebrate these, here’s a roundup of articles celebrating PCR on the web and from our archive. Start with PCR 101: An introduction to PCR, and then read PCR Turns 30, and find out more about the history of PCR. Learn about PCR, From the Past […]

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