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Articles

Regulation through RNA localization

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about ISH and DIG.

Regulation through RNA localization

What could be better than fluorescent mRNA? Actually, we could think of a number of things, but this article is still an interesting read.

What You Eat Affects Your Genes

Scientists are bringing new meaning to the phrase "you are what you eat" after discovering that microRNAs from food could be making their ways into our bloodstreams.

More information about X inactivation and dosage compensation

Geneticist Eric Vilain (coolest last name ever) discusses the biology of sex development.

Cloning Fact Sheet

This article from the Human Genome Project covers topics ranging from what cloning is all about to whether humans should ever be cloned.

Fluorescent kittens

Glow-in-the-dark cats could help scientists treat both feline and human AIDS.

Gene Therapy Fact Sheet

Learn how gene therapy works and why it isn't more widely used.

Andrew Fire Nobel Lecture

Check out Fire's lecture on gene silencing by double stranded RNA.

Fire and Mello Interview

An interview with Nobel Laureates Andrew Fire and Craig Mello.

Potent and specific genetic interference by double-stranded RNA in Caenorhabditis elegans

Sounds like quite the party, right? Caenorhabditis elegans be crazy.

Videos

The Life of Eukaryotic mRNA

Listen to Roy Parker, a professor at the University of Arizona, tell you about the life of eukaryotic mRNA—all while using top-of-the-line green screen technology.

Information about cloning

Biochemist Walter Gilbert discusses his attempts to clone insulin.

Portrait of the 2006 Nobel Laureates in Medicine

If you've ever wondered what the life of a Nobel Laureate is like, have we got the video for you.

A Computer-Generated Look at Transcription and Translation

A clip of transcription and translation from the PBS documentary, DNA: The Secret of Life.

Translation

This video describes the process of adding amino acids to a polypeptide chain.

Class at UC Berkeley

A Biology 1A lecture on transcription.

Transcription and Translation Fun

It's a song about cellular construction. You can't beat that.

Websites

Genetically engineered pets

Allergic to kittens but desperately want to become a crazy cat lady (or gentleman)? Allerca's genetically modified hypoallergenic pets are the answer.

Turner Syndrome Society

The Turner Syndrome Society website.

AAKSIS

The American Association for Klinefelter Syndrome Information and Support website.

Dictionaries

University of Alberta Dictionary

A Latin and Greek roots index from the University of Alberta.

Online Etymology Dictionary

This dictionary has a stellar search function.

CSU Northridge Roots Sheet

A handy-dandy sheet of common chemistry roots.

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