Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fun with science

So I'd read about extracting DNA from veggies in a blender a few years ago.

But extracting your own DNA as a bar trick? Totally blew my mind.

*Images from respective links.

P.S. As an aside, can anyone explain to me why the contact solution is needed? Doesn't saliva already have a bunch of proteases? Maybe I'm wrong, I'm not exactly a eukaryotic expert.

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