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Learn how to extract DNA at home
You have already heard about DNA, right? The DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is an organic molecule responsible for the storage and transmission of genetic information which is expressed by the production of varied proteins that compose the living being. Have you ever thought about extracting DNA from vegetal cells at home? With some simple ingredients and following the right procedures you will be able to extract and visualize the DNA of an onion. 
House of Science buzzes with activities during winter vacation PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 August 2010 12:37
During the winter vacation, from July 13th to 15th, the House of Science launched the first edition of the Vacation with Science program. The event gathered 25 new students, in addition to the students who participate in the Adopt a Science program. They had the chance to take part in many activities related to the science world and to enhance their scientific knowledge. The students attentively followed experiments involving fermentation, observed the water hyacinth roots, and explored some concepts with other students – participating in the Mural – and had an interesting chat about blood in the Biological Café. 
Single Sheet: a way of communicating Science teaching
Rescuing the history of Science teaching from acknowledging the teacher’s effort while in the classroom is the basic idea of the Single Sheet.
Who are we? A Big Family
In the vastness of the universe, today we know that only on planet Earth life appeared. About 3.8 billion years ago, our Last Universal Common Ancestor, LUCA, appeared in the oceans. It originated all the groups of living beings through evolution. 
Oral presentations in the Mural go beyond expectations
On July 6th, the Mural of the Adopt a Scientist Program had the participation of students from the Scientific Initiation Program of University of São Paulo. The event assembled young scientists who presented the works and concepts explored in the first semester.
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