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Polymerase Chain Reaction

This poster illustrates the stages of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and the uses of this in cancer research, tissue matching, forensic medicine, infection detection and genetic testing.

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2010 to date

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Biotechnology

This poster illustrates how biotechnology is used to develop new medicines, grow new tissues and organs, and genetic testing.

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2000 - 2009

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The X Bacteria

In this practical protocol students investigate one way in which bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance through conjugation - horizontal gene transfer from one bacterial strain or species to another.

Plasmid-mediated evolution is fast because whole functional ‘modules’ are lost and gained, rather than the...

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2010 to date

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Big Telescopes

The Big Telescopes poster links ground and space based telescopes with the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum that they are observing and their locations on Earth or in space.

The poster explains how larger telescopes allow scientists to learn more about the early universe and map our own galaxy with...

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2010 to date

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Your Life Formula 100

This resource aims to raise awareness of the exciting and wide-ranging careers that studying mathematics and physics can lead to. The campaign objective is to significantly increase the number of students studying mathematics and physics at A level in the next three years.

The competition sets out to find...

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2010 to date

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Gene technologies article

This resource looks at the development of genetic modification, genome editing and CRISPR, and where these technologies might lead. 

New genetic engineering technologies offer exciting opportunities to speed up the traditional plant breeding process and generate high-yielding, disease-resistant, climate...

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2010 to date

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Immune System

This resource looks at several aspects of the immune system including:

• The non-specific immune response
• Specific immune response and antigen recognition
• T cells and B cells
• Autoimmune disease and allergic responses
• Monoclonal antibodies
• Long term immunity and...

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2010 to date

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Linnean Society Posters

There are four posters in this resource covering the following areas of the biology curriculum:

Biodiversity: gives an overview of what biodiversity is, how it is measured and the threats to biodiversity

Classification: describes the main features of classification and the binomial system of...

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2010 to date

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Careers in pharmacology

Leaflet looks at the skills and aptitudes needed for careers in clinical and research pharmacology. Pharmacology career case studies are also included.

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2010 to date

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GENIE jumping genes

The aim of this activity is for students to use tiddlywinks to represent sections of jumping genes, which they then flick onto a poster which is representative of a section of the human genome. Where their "gene" lands either will or will not disrupt the gene and may then cause disease. An accompanying PowerPoint...

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2010 to date

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