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DIY BIO: clone at home but kill them later [Discovering Biology in a Digital World]

Cloning the gene for green fluorescent protein is fun. Lots of fun. Cloners have put the GFP gene into rabbits, plants, cats, fish, and worms, and made mutants that code for proteins in every color of the fluorescent rainbow. Teachers like GFP so much that every year, high school students throughout the U.S. clone GFP in biology class.

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Now, some people, who call themselves DIY biologists, have started cloning GFP for fun in their kitchens. Other people find this alarming.

From Yahoo news:

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4 Responses to “DIY BIO: clone at home but kill them later [Discovering Biology in a Digital World]”

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    Даниил:

    Неплохой пост, очень интересно было почитать

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    Brad:

    Nice job. I completely agree with you.

  3. 3
    Brad:

    I loved DIY BIO: clone at home but kill them later [Discovering Biology in a Digital World]!

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    Brad:

    DIY BIO: clone at home but kill them later [Discovering Biology in a Digital World] was a perfect blog in the world of at home colonic.

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