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It's a popular public sentiment that - GM foods like tomatoes (flavr savr) will affect our health.. Is there any logical scientific explanation behind this? GM organisms can have different genes and gene expression than natural ones, so they can create more protein or different proteins. Proteins can be toxic, can cause allergy and can catalyze ...


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As you can see from the button of the gel, the brightness of the bands have reduced even for the DNA ladder/marker. The main reason for this is that when you are running an agarose gel containing EtBr, due to the positive charge of the EtBr, the stain runs to the negative chamber, against the direction of the DNA migration as @Chris has pointed out! Although ...


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As far as I know there are ongoing efforts to find genes that affect forensically relevant traits e.g. facial characteristics and fingerprint pattern type/ridge count, and it's definitely a topic of interest to some law enforcement agencies. However as previously mentioned, there are many factors that could influence complex traits, including in utero ...



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