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Your body is made of cells -- but how does a single cell know to become part of your nose, instead of your toes? The answer is in your body's instruction book: DNA. Joe Hanson compares DNA to detailed manual for building a person out of cells -- with 46 chapters (chromosomes) and hundreds of thousands of pages covering every part of you.
“Tools for the Toolbox” is a series of posts that describe disease types and organ systems. Eventually I hope to include enough information that a writer might be able to do some creative mixing an...
Create a DNA origami model of DNA at Howtosmile.org. Demonstrate DNA's double helix structure in the Origami DNA activity from Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Choose a template with base pairs already colored or where you color the pattern of four bases A, C, T and G .
"Why RNA is Just as Cool as DNA." DNA is always hogging the limelight. We're here to tell you why RNA is just as important (and as cool) as DNA! We'll compare and contrast RNA with DNA and also talk about the three types of RNA. This video sets the stage for protein synthesis.