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Five Sensational Synthetic Biology Projects

Synthetic biologists see cells as programmable machines that can be constructed (and reconstructed) with interchangeable parts made out of different DNA sequences. Part computer science, part biology, part engineering, and a large part out of the box thinking and creativity…

Biotechnology Basics: Chromatography

What is chromatography? Chromatography is the separation of molecules based on their physical properties by passing a fluid sample through a solid, stationary matrix.  The interactions between the sample and the matrix influence the way the molecules flow through the…

The Importance of Staying Active During Quarantine

The importance of staying active is hard to overstate. Physical activity can help cardiovascular health, weight-loss (or maintaining a healthy weight), and mental health, as well as numerous other important aspects of personal well-being. Unfortunately, many people fall well below…