The Ten Dollar DNA Replicator Stephen Fung May 3, 2007 The brainiacs over Texas A&M University (Remember the movie “Drumline”?) has made a huge breakthrough in affordable DNA scanning technology that rivals the accuracy of larger lab machines. The device has no moving parts and costs just $10 to make. It runs polymerase chain reactions (PCRs), to generate billions of identical copies of a DNA strand, in as little as 20 minutes. This is much faster than the machines currently in use, which take several hours. Source: New Scientist Share This With The World!