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Header image courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures With Comic-Con in town and costumed characters taking over Downtown San Diego, we thought it might be a good time to examine biotech in pop culture, and how pop culture can be used to engage students with science. Classic...read more
Are you looking for classroom activities that will bring together science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in one integrated experience? The solution could be at your fingertips - gel electrophoresis! Electrophoresis typically enters the biology curriculum as...read more
Download Activity Sheet as Word Document Download Activity Sheet as PDF This is a guest post courtesy of Mr. Andrew Faiz, a biology teacher at East Boston High School. A big thank you to Mr. Faiz for this wonderful blog post, and for sharing your fun, practical...read more
Beginning in April 2018, a foodborne outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 caused a nationwide alert about tainted greens. Cases first appeared in Canada and ultimately spread to 32 US states. According to the last Centers for Disease Control and...read more
Scientists have used bacteriophage lambda (lambda phage) to reveal the molecular secrets of life since the 1950s. When you teach your students about restriction enzymes, recombinant DNA, or gene regulation, you are drawing on decades of basic molecular biology...read more
Hello! I'm Diane, an AP Biology teacher who attended a recent MiniOne workshop in New Jersey, and I'd like to share an interesting revelation I had while working with my MiniOne DNA Electrophoresis System in my classroom: it's possible to store casted electrophoresis...read more
Innovation is ageless. Winston Walker, now 94, lived through the Great Depression and served in the Navy during WWII. His career in electrical engineering spans several decades of transformational technology, from the first integrated circuits to personal computers...read more
The holiday lights are down and the champagne glasses are away, and here at MiniOne® Systems, we’re settling into the new normal. We wanted to drop in with a giant THANK YOU to the educators, scientists, friends and acquaintances that helped us make 2017 such an...read more
Who says biotech equipment has to be dull? At NSTA New Orleans this November, MiniOne Systems debuted their fun, colorful new PCR systems in beautiful shades of green, purple orange, and blue… and as you can see, the crowd went wild over them! These playful and...read more
The redesigned and upgraded MiniOne Electrophoresis System is sure making waves in the world of biotech education. We are pleased to report that ABE (Amgen Biotech Experience) educators are impressed with the advancements, especially the...read more
Since the release of the classic MiniOne Electrophoresis System, we’ve reached out to teachers around the globe to get their reactions to our DNA separation hardware, consumables, and labs. Their responses have been overwhelmingly positive, but they’ve also provided...read more
MiniOne Summer Adventures: Demonstrating DNA Separation and Amplification at AP Biology Summer Institute Workshops
From the west coast to the eastern seaboard - MiniOne has been turning heads at APSI workshops nationwide! Ah, summer. The season of barbecues, beach days, and enriching your AP Biology course curriculum. Across the United States, our most passionate and diligent...read more
Complete lab kits for hands-on learning.