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Watch Atoms Alive online: Episode 7 DNA Technology

Looks at DNA fingerprinting and how DNA technology is probing the genome. This program begins with a forensic lab doing DNA fingerprinting. How we read DNA and some uses of this technology. Finding and creating genes. Accuracy considerations. Limits of nuclear DNA in tracing lineage - usefulness of tracing the Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Three ways of isolating or constructing genes in the laboratory.

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