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22. Find invading species in your garden pond. You may need some help to design the assay (species specific primers and probes). But from there it’s a straightforward road to eradicating unwanted organisms that you were unable to see.
23. DNA art made from genes possibly contributing to athletic skills, intelligence and love (??!). See Eye on DNA’s blog posting about the offer from DNA 11 (coincidentally, this is also a follow up to use of DNA nr. 11).
25. Make a quilt using DNA sequence. Artist Beverly St. Clair makes quilts where each patch corresponds to one of the four bases in DNA. Beautiful and intelligent at the same time …..
Picture from genomequilts.com by Beverly St. Clair. It depicts the DNA sequence GATCGCCCTT
26. Poo-ID. The Israeli city of Petah Tikva has decided to do something about their dog poo problem. The solution: create a DNA profile from the poo and then, find the owner in a registry of dog-DNA. See here for more info.