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Soybeans: from ballast to biotech

Soybeans: from ballast to biotech

What is the future of biotechnology? Create models to understand DNA and the gene transfer process used in biotechnology. Explore questions: Are there harmful side effects of biotechnology? Can biotech solve world hunger? Should GMO foods …

Student research projects
The correlation between the GL1 gene and the glabrous phenotype in various arabidopsis ecotypes

The correlation between the GL1 gene and the glabrous phenotype in various arabidopsis ecotypes

Various arabidopsis plants were found to not have trichomes (plant hairs) and the reason was unknown. As trichomes assist with plant pathogenic defense, what would result in the plant losing …

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Science and art make great partners

Science and art make great partners

A GrowNextGen teacher leader working at the Fort Hayes Career Center (part of Columbus City Schools) has partnered with two arts-integration education specialists to merge microbiology and visual art in …

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We’re “Oil” Excited about these High Oleic Resources!

We’re “Oil” Excited about these High Oleic Resources!

High oleic oil from soybeans is a modification to traditional soybean oil that has an increased level of monounsaturated fatty acid. This oil has more desirable chemical and physical properties …

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Molecular biology and research

Molecular biology and research

Are you interested in science, research, development or all of the above? Learn about various areas of study and career paths that are available through The Ohio State University’s OARDC.