- August 2, 2022
CASIS Ignores More Cool News That It Paid For With NASA Money
Proud to enable the first successful DNA amplification in space!https://t.co/if4DEQS32W
— miniPCR (@miniPCR) May 25, 2016
miniPCR announces first DNA amplification in space
“miniPCR announced the first successful DNA amplification on the International Space Station (ISS). Using a miniPCR thermal cycler, astronauts performed Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) on DNA samples on April 19th. Analysis performed today on Earth confirms that DNA amplification done in microgravity was successful, ushering in a new era in space exploration.”
Keith’s note: This is really cool news. But does CASIS make any mention of this major accomplishment on their website or @ISS_CASIS? Of course not.