November 13th, 2017

New video from Genes in Space - PCR!

Genes in Space has a new video! Every Genes in Space proposal must make use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) capabilities aboard the International Space Station. To help you understand how this essential technique works, Genes in Space teamed up with science vlogger Alex Dainis to create the following video. Learn the basics of PCR and test your knowledge with the questions at the end. 

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