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The Dyodyne Experiment

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Facts about DNA and DNA Computing

Human Genome Project Information - Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. Its task was to identify all the approximately 20,000-25,000 genes in human DNA, determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA and more.

 

What is DNA Fingerprinting - This topic is especially pertinent in today's society because of the rising use of DNA fingerprinting as evidence in court cases.

 

DNA Computing - DNA computing is a form of computing which uses DNA, biochemistry and molecular biology, instead of the traditional silicon-based computer technologies. DNA computing, or, more generally, molecular computing, is a fast developing interdisciplinary area. Research and development in this area concerns theory, experiments and applications of DNA computing.

 

Facts about Terrorism and border security

 

Terrorism Research Center, Inc. - Founded in 1996, the Terrorism Research Center, Inc. (TRC) is an independent institute dedicated to the research of terrorism, information warfare and security, critical infrastructure protection, homeland security, and other issues of low-intensity political violence and gray-area phenomena.

 

Department of Homeland Security - This is the official site which provides extensive information about this government department's roles and responsibilities.

 

Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2008 (PDF, 7 pages - 267 KB)
This report provides estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population residing in the United States as of January 2008 for periods of entry and leading countries of birth and states of residence.

 

Border Security - Securing America's borders from those that would do harm is CBP’s top priority. It deploys the government’s largest law enforcement work force to protect at and between ports of entry, supported by air and marine assets.