EdvoTech Tips: Using a DNA Ladder

DNA ladder. Molecular size marker. Standard DNA fragments. You may have heard these terms before, but been confused as to what they are. The great thing is that these terms all refer to the same reagent, which makes it easy…

Article Roundup: Top 5 blog posts of 2020

As you know, this blog covers a lot of ground -- interesting science articles, experiments to do at home, teaching tips, and more. So which were the most popular offerings for 2020? Let's take a look! Biotechnology Basics: Bacterial Transformation…

And the Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to…

This week, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the discovery of one of the hottest biotechnology tools out there - CRISPR! This marks the first…