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Genetic Modification

Tomatoes of different shapes, sizes and colours

Tomato Taxonomy

A look at the taxonomic classification of the tomato plant and the origin, history and development of tomatoes.

Embryonic stem cells

Resources on Stem Cells

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to stem cells.

Research in a genomics lab

Genomics Resources

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to genomics.

DNA "unzipping"

How can I obtain a sample of DNA?

Be a biochemist! Learn how to extract DNA from an onion and find out what DNA looks like.

Cartoon mammoth

Should Scientists Clone Extinct Species?

Cloning makes it possible to bring extinct species back to life. But is that a good idea?

 An artist’s interpretation of gene editing technology

Genome Editing

Medical biotechnology allows scientists to make changes to the genomes of living things. What are the pros and cons of having access to techniques like these?