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…

The importance of defining core concepts in biochemistry and molecular biology education

This is a guest post from our colleagues at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Biochemistry and molecular biology (BMB) have emerged as a distinctive scientific discipline that deals with the chemistry of living organisms and life at…

Adding COVID-19 Precautions to DNA Isolation Protocols in PCR-based Edvo-Kits

While many of us are doing our part to minimize the spread of COVID-19 by doing things such as wearing protective masks and practicing social distancing, Edvotek is doing its part by providing an alternative protocol to some popular PCR-based…

Biotechnology Basics: Making the Polymerase Chain Reaction Easier with PCR EdvoBeads

Invented in 1983 by Kary Mullis, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) has become indispensable in modern molecular biology research. Through a clever use of DNA polymerase Dr. Mullis discovered a method to quickly create many copies of a specific sequence of…