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Putting DNA to Work

Explore DNA technology in the online exhibit, Putting DNA to Work. Discover how DNA can play an important role in our lives, from identifying diseases to using forensic evidence to solve criminal cases.
 
The exhibit delves into how scientists read and interpret DNA sequences, what our genes can tell us about inherited diseases, how DNA can be manipulated to improve crops, and more. Activities let you see what it’s like to wade through DNA sequences in search of a disease agent or use DNA evidence to catch a criminal.
 
Explore the exhibit online.