The Genetic Revolution: from Traditional Genetics to Synthetic Biology
Up until recently, the only way to manipulate genetic traits was by controlled mating.
Like with like
Mating between members of the same species
Selective Breeding of Cows
Why we need cows that make so much milk?
Selective Breeding of Dogs
Hybrid animals are cross-bred between animals of similar genetics.
Same genus but of different species
Similar with similar
Example: mother horse + father donkey = mule (this is the strongest animal on the farm)
Why mule is bette