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Why Life Must Come from Life ---
This site has everything about DNA, from its role in protein synthesis, to evolution, to genetics, to control of development. It describes experiments, has videos and pictures (including Hox mutant fruit flies with legs on their heads and eyes on their legs), a lecture by James Watson and some good concept problems.
DNA - The Double Helix ---
An interview with Sir Francis Crick at the Access Excellence website gives a nice sense of what motivates people to do science and what it feels like to make a major discovery.
DNA - The Double Helix ---
Review three true caes involving DNA fingerprinting at the Dolan DNA Leraning Center.
DNA - The Double Helix ---
A depiction of DNA packaging from National Tsing Hua University in China
Genomes ---
A neat web site for PCR and DNA sequencing The Virtual Bacteria Identification lab works well to illustrate the idea of PCR.
DNA - The Double Helix ---
A nice animation of DNA fingerprinting from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
DNA - The Double Helix ---
A nice animation of DNA fingerprinting from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 

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