Biotechnology basics

Ever wonder what is biotechnology? what about DNA or bioart? Welcome to Biotechnology Basics! Use this space to find the answers to your "What is...." questions.

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What is DNA?

What is DNA?

Most people have either heard, or used the abbreviation DNA . But do you know what DNA is ?

DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic acid. Deoxyribonucleic acid is a microscopic chemical string that is like the hard drive of living organisms —organisms  like you!

You’re probably familiar with a computer hard disk, right? The computer hard disk keeps all the necessary information the computer needs to function and execute programs. With computer hard disks, a very sharp needle reads the surface of the disk as it spins really fast to encode and extract the data. 

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