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Cut and Paste: Explaining RNA Splicing

The 3 billion DNA “letters” that make up the human genome encode roughly 21,000 genes. These genes, in turn, provide instructions for making an estimated...

Dihybrid Genetic Cross

A dihybrid cross illustrates the potential results from crossing individuals that differ in regard to two traits. In this case, the Parents, or P generation,...

Mutating DNA caught on film

Researchers have set up a system that lets them see mutations in living cells and follow the cells’ fates. Good, bad, or neutral— spontaneous mutations...