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Life Story: Solving the structure of DNA

Broadcaster: BBC4

Year: 2004
(originally broadcast 1987 on BBC2)

Genre: Dramatisation

Length: 01:46:24

URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/30025
In the late 1980s, Horizon, the BBC’s flagship science series, took the unusual step of producing a feature length retelling of the events of 1951-52 leading to James Watson and Francis Crick solving the structure of DNA. 131 more words

Genetics

Genetic Brains and Minds

Sinixia was a country further advanced in biological science than in physics or electronics. Its main contribution to the advancement of technology happened to fall in the area of miniaturization. 2,983 more words

Psychology

WHAT IS THE MOST COMPLEX COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM IN THE KNOWN UNIVERSE?

The human genome is the most complex computer operating system anywhere in the known universe.

It controls a super-complex biochemistry that acts with single-molecule precision… 439 more words

Evolution

Genetic sensitivity and harsh parenting

Harsh In Hard Times? A Gene May Influence Mom’s Behavior
August 5, 2013
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/08/05/209243203/harsh-in-hard-times-a-gene-may-influence-moms-behavior

The Great Recession, genetic sensitivity, and maternal harsh parenting
PNAS vol. 110 no. 99 more words

Genetics

The Patriarch

Circa 1915

Ancestors

The Patriarch (probably born between 1860-1870), with

  • his two sons seated to his right,
  • their wives standing behind them
  • his two daughters standing behind him and
  • his four grandchildren
Genetics

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

By Mor Alkaslasi, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, ’16

Author’s Note:

“I chose to write a review about this book because I kept finding myself telling my professors and peers about it.  1,198 more words

Genetics

Sustainable breeding strategies for Red Maasai sheep in Kenya

Although environmentally-adapted strains of livestock, are essential to smallholder farmers, there has been a decline in the populations of such breeds, such the ‘hardy’ Red Maasai sheep. 74 more words

Research