We have DNA in almost all of our cells, but we know it's too tiny to see. Or is it? Follow along as we extract enough DNA from a banana that you can actually see it.

Try to see banana DNA at home with our activity Seeing DNA, or learn more about DNA basics in our story, DNA ABCs.

Does everyone need to be vaccinated?

Be Part of
Ask A Biologist

By volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteers page to get the process started.

Donate icon  Contribute


Share to Google Classroom