The complementary strands of DNA can be separated and re-associated by heating and cooling
One strand of DNA specifies the sequence of the other strand
Used to make more copies of DNA from a tiny DNA sample
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplifies DNA
Primers specify what DNA is copied
Making recombinant vaccinations
Making food crops with immunity to insects
Forensic Crime scene analysis –
Real World Applications
Ethical issues related to “cloning” of human genes
How will genetically engineered organisms affect environment?
Spread of genes to other organisms?
Who will decide?