What is DNA barcoding, you ask? It’s a far more precise way of identifying plant species. In this video, Ellen Jorgensen — who gave today’s TED Talk “Biohacking, you can do it too” – heads to a remote region of Alaska to collect the fragile plants found there and bring them back to her DIY biotech lab for […]
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“It’s a great time to be a molecular biologist,” Ellen Jorgensen says in today’s TED Talk, given at TEDGlobal 2012. The realm of biotechnology is growing fast, she says, and advances are coming down the pipeline at a rapid clip. And yet, scientists aren’t so good at communicating to the public what is going on […]