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Title: DNA Applications
Url: http://www.dnai.org/d/index.html
Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Description: DNA Applications is a fantastic module from DNA Interactive -- the series of Web-based educational features from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Users are invited to "investigate techniques of forensic analysis and use them to solve a historical puzzle. Find out how DNA science may be applied to healthcare, and delve into the mysteries of our species' past." The Web site contains four modules: Human Identification, Recovering the Romanovs, Genes and Medicine, and Human Origins. Recovering the Romanovs is particularly engaging, starting with a history of the Romanov family and ending with an artfully paced tutorial on how DNA science helped solve a historical mystery. Altogether, DNA Applications deserves a careful perusal -- a good site to bookmark and revisit.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Forensic medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine -- Forensic genetics
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- General works, treatises, and textbooks -- Human genetics (General)
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Body systems and senses
Key Concept: Biology -- DNA
Biology -- Evolution
Biology -- Heredity and inheritance
Biology -- Genes
Biology -- Genetics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2005-12-30 14:07:26 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-02-11 17:40:18 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 34
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