Waste not, want not — a fun science experiment using leftover FlashBlue™!

Agarose gel electrophoresis is used to separate DNA fragments in complex mixtures according to their size. However, because DNA is clear and colorless, these bands cannot be seen with the naked eye. Edvotek® offers several different methods for visualizing the…

Biotechnology Basics: Bacterial Transformation

What is transformation? In nature, some species of bacteria can acquire exogenous DNA from the surrounding environment through a process called transformation. The newly acquired genetic information is both stable and heritable. In the laboratory, scientists can force bacteria like…