Posts Tagged ‘biology education’

Bio-Rad: Educating the next generation

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 05-16-2012

Several years ago, Bio-Rad Laboratories released the highly successful music video “The PCR Song.” The song, which boasts great lyrics and a catchy tune, went viral receiving over 1 Million views since its release. There have been many attempts to copy Bio-Rad’s success and hundreds of knock-off videos have been posted to YouTube. One thing is for sure, The PCR Song has helped spread awareness about PCR technology among the lay public and is inspiring a whole new generation to learn more about cutting edge science.

Here is the latest PCR Song remix posted by budding future scientists:

Here’s the original video:

Immunology Class-Video Game Style

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 09-16-2010

Immune attack is a cool video game that uses the familiar and motivational video game format to introduce the strange and new world of cells and molecules. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation and jointly developed by the Federation of American Scientists, the University of Southern California, Brown University, and Escape Hatch Entertainment.

Checkout the Immune Attack trailer and be sure to download the game from the immune attack website.