Biotechnology: Big, Science-y Themes
Unity and Diversity
The beauty of biotechnology is that the same techniques can be used whether you are studying humans, mice, fruit flies, or the ugly naked mole rat. A naked mole rat. Image from here.A human gene ca...
Structure and Function
The relationship between structure and function is an underlying theme in biology. Determination of the structure of biomolecules has allowed scientists to develop processes that exploit their stru...
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