Everyone has seen movies and series in which actors in lab coats shake a test tube with colored liquid, boldly press the enter button and an entire analysis report magically appears in front of their nose. The reality, however, is different. Take chemical analysis for example. Chemists in the lab must do a number of testing before they can make a viable conclusion. And it is not a press-a-button job.
Have you ever witnessed an event where the water starts to boil rapidly at a single point so it looks like an explosion? Buckle up, because the science behind this event will make you fall off your chair.
The information in DNA is stored as a code made up of four chemical bases: adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C), and thymine (T). Human DNA consists of about 3 billion bases, and more than 98 percent of those are the same in all people.