Putting the P in PCR: Taq Polymerase

Taq polymerase is a powerhouse molecule of biotechnology! Daily it’s used to solve crimes, diagnose diseases, personalize medical treatments, monitor food, and power synthetic biology creations – to name just a few. In 1989 it was named Molecule of the…

All About Experiment 953: Multiplex PCR Analysis for Water Contaminants

Water pollution is a universal problem because clean water is essential for human health, aquatic life, and agriculture. Although drinking water in U.S. cities is generally safe, monitoring remains necessary because our water supply can still be contaminated by corrosion…