[Thank you to HS320 students who shared several links on fun genomics].
Genomics is becoming increasingly popular in film, social media, and games. Can you find other online tools (i.e. video, TV show, movies, cartoon ... etc) that highlights genomics in a fun, and educational manner? Share the link. Briefly describes how the example relates to genomics.
Here are example of genomics showcased in the following:
In a video game:
In a cartoon:
In the movie: Jurassic Park 3D
As one student shared: "In the beginning, they had a clip on how they extracted DNA from dinosaurs. They found mosquitoes that sucked the blood from dinosaurs in the past and the mosquitoes would land on trees and get covered/harden in sap. Years later, researchers found these mosquitoes and extracted blood from them, which contained dinosaur DNA!"
In the TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Meredith finds out that she has the Alzheimer's gene after she's had her genome mapped.