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Decoding DNA in the classrooms: ‘Iolani helps other schools get a grip on fast-moving field

  • Video by Craig T. Kojima / ckojima@staradvertiser.com

    Students in private and public schools are getting a rare chance to analyze the DNA of local plants with help from 'Iolani School.

  • Craig T. Kojima / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                ‘Iolani School student Cara Tan, center, works with Eric Tong and Yvonne Chan in the lab at ‘Iolani School Sullivan Center. Chan is the John Kay Teaching Chair in Research Science at ‘Iolani. Tong is a researcher and instructor in ‘Iolani School’s ‘Aina-Informatics Network.

    Craig T. Kojima / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    ‘Iolani School student Cara Tan, center, works with Eric Tong and Yvonne Chan in the lab at ‘Iolani School Sullivan Center. Chan is the John Kay Teaching Chair in Research Science at ‘Iolani. Tong is a researcher and instructor in ‘Iolani School’s ‘Aina-Informatics Network.

Students in private and public schools are getting a rare chance to analyze the DNA of local plants, from backyard papayas to indigenous bacteria that thrive in lava caves. Read more

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