Extract DNA from any living thing

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Extract DNA from any living thing

Postby Yogi » Sat Apr 22, 2006 3:14 pm

In case you're looking for some excitement on an otherwise boring afternoon, here is an interesting experiment in DNA extraction that you can try at home.

http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu/units/act ... /index.cfm
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Postby StVandal » Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:27 pm

Can I use this to extract DNA from my neighbors?
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Postby mdkilmer » Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:40 pm

Vandal, do Oregonians use DNA?
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Postby StVandal » Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:39 am

Yeah, I think if we extract enough Oregonian DNA, we could isolate the gene responsible for making a person want to smoke a bunch of pot and write bad poetry about rocks and birds..
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Postby pilvikki » Mon Apr 24, 2006 6:24 pm

and here i thought they were called oreganos...

that is a really neat experiment. i'll have to try it when my graddaughter talos comes to visit.
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Postby ohlia » Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:21 pm

this is so cool, thanks for sharing it.
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