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Extracting DNA from spit or fruit is a favorite science faire / Maker Faire demo. This is the adult version of that science demo, inspired by Mac Cowe...
Ingredients ice cold Bacardi 151 frozen sliced strawberries frozen pineapple juice concentrate Supplies Ziplock bags Strainer Bowls Scale or measur...
Put 250 g strawberries (about 2 cups) and 75 g pineapple juice concentrate (about 1/4 cup) into a ziplock bag and seal it. Gently crush the strawberri...
Microwave a bowl of water to about 50-60 degrees C (if you don't have a thermometer handy, aim for hotter than bathwater, but not hot enough to burn y...
Strain the fruit pulp, using a spoon to push it through the mesh. This step removes large chunks that make the drink a little bit chunky.
Put about 50 ml of fruit pulp into a glass, then gently layer 10 ml of ice cold Bacardi 151 on top. The strawberry DNA will be extracted into the alco...
During the protocol development process, we received comments on early versions such as "gross", "salty", and "tastes like soap." We are pleased to re...
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