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Let’s pretend this never happened:
Those are the Scientists for Better PCR, complete with their own wanna-be Boss. Because when you need to find out who the daddy is, you turn to PCR.
I loved this! I’m so glad you shared it. My AP biology students thought it was hilarious. Anything that makes science more interesting (and look fun) is great to me.
This was a big hit with my labmates!
Even though it wasn’t his area of expertise I can’t help but feel that Tom Lehrer would have done it better.
It’s good to see that Bio-Rad is spending their profits wisely.
But it is pretty funny in that damn-I-need-to-get-a-real-life sort of way, I must admit.
Hopefully, this will set off a marketing war among companies: I could envision Applied Biosystems doing a mock Jerry Lewis-like telethon regarding the tragedy of multiple bands in the negative control, and perhaps Stratagene could film a benefit concert at Wembley Stadium regarding blunt-end ligations.
This is gold! Loved it!!!
Scientists for PCR-on-a-chip? – our company’s hiring.. check us out.
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