'Baby Blue' - a prototype polymerase chain reaction (PCR), c 1986.
Image number: 10287482
This machine automates the process of making large quantities of DNA from a tiny starting sample. Automation is central to huge research enterprises such as the Human Genome Project, which sequenced the 35,000 genes in human cells.
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- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:40
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- Science Museum