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| Issue 51

Microbial genome puzzles

How do scientists piece together genomic information from sequencing data? Play these two fun online puzzles to find out.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Mathematics, Teach
   

| Issue 39

Science surrounding the double helix discovery

What scientific evidence led to Watson and Crick’s big breakthrough and how far has genetics come since their discovery in 1953? Click on the links to understand more, as well as for tips and activities for teaching about DNA. 

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Inspire, Resources
 

| Issue 19

The DNA detective game

With the help of a detective game, Kenneth Wallace-Müller from the Gene Jury team introduces the use of DNA in forensics and the ethical questions involved.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology
           

| Issue 12

Fishing for genes: DNA microarrays in the classroom

Anastasios Koutsos, Alexandra Manaia, and Julia Willingale-Theune bring a sophisticated molecular biology technique into the classroom.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society, General science
     

| Issue 6

DNA labs on the road

Ever wished you could borrow a PCR machine for your lessons? And perhaps an expert to show your students how to use it? Marc van Mil introduces DNA labs that bring genomics directly to the classroom.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health
   

| Issue 5

Fun with genomes: the Mycomuncher DNA Puzzle

Fed up with explaining genomes, genes and proteins? Why not get your students to figure it out for themselves using Johan Leveau’s DNA puzzle?

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology
       

| Issue 4

The Third Man of the Double Helix, By Maurice Wilkins

In this autobiographical book, Maurice Wilkins presents the chronological story of the discovery of DNA structure in 1953. As The Third Man of the Double Helix, Wilkins is well placed to describe the complex scientific background and people involved in the breakthrough that earned him and fellow…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Resources