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Technology Feature | PCR: Thirty-five years and counting

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Science  11 May 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6389, pp. 673
DOI: 10.1126/science.360.6389.673-c

Summary

In the 35 years since its invention, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has become a standard technique in laboratory biology, but scientists continue to find groundbreaking—and even life-saving—applications for it.