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Science Videos

 

In school shortly you will be watching videos in class about cells and cracking the genetic code. here are the videos on their original site.

 

Chapter 1
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1. Instructions for a Human Being

a storybook
4 billion years of history
DNA -- the secret of life


running time 09:06
Chapter 2
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2. Getting the Letters Out

the Human Genome Project
1000 letters a second
a parts list


running time 05:52
Chapter 3
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3. One Wrong Letter

Tay Sachs
an incurable disease
carriers for rare condition


running time 08:57
Chapter 4
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4. The Sequencing Race Begins

Craig Venter
machines that go fast
Celera Genomics


running time 06:29
Chapter 5
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5. Ramping up

government teams respond
the bleeding edge
a public investment


running time 07:48
Chapter 6
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6. Genetic Variation

whose code is it?
remarkably similar
sharing genes with a banana


running time 06:33
Chapter 7
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7. Who Owns the Genome?

making history
patenting genomic code
drug companies


running time 07:52
Chapter 8
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8. The Business of Science

profiting from the genome
Celera's buisiness plan
change in the scientific community


running time 04:06
Chapter 9
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9. Finding Cures is Hard

cystic fibrosis
from genes to proteins
3-dimensional shapes


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Chapter 10
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10. Complexity in Proteins

an atypical CF patient
the proteome
twice as many genes as a fruit fly


running time 07:44
Chapter 11
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11. The Finish Line

all 3 billion letters
pressure of competition
a new beginning in science


running time 04:32
Chapter 12
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12. Finding Disease Genes

bald guys
Iceland -- all in the family
DeCODE's giant DNA database


running time 04:06
Chapter 13
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13. DNA Databases

future diary
GATTACA
gene chips


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Chapter 14
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14. A Family Disease

ovarian and breast cancer
BRCA mutations
50/50 chance


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Chapter 15
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15. Genetic Modification

enhancing your kids?
genetically modified foods
a complex machine


running time 04:27
Chapter 16
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16. Contemplating the Message

sharing the credit
a lumpy genome
connectedness of life


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