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Series: The Gene Code

 

The Book of Life

   2011    Science
Dr Adam Rutherford takes the viewer on a rollercoaster ride as he explores the consequences of one of the biggest scientific projects of all time - the decoding of the entire human genome in 2000. In The Book of Life Adam discovers that every human carries the entire story of life on earth hidden in his or her DNA and sees how we are all linked directly to the origins of life and to the first creatures with backbones. He also investigates the implications of the fact that for much of its existence, the human race was an endangered species.

Unlocking the Code

   2011    Medicine
Dr Adam Rutherford shows how decoding the genome has led us to begin to understand the very process by which our DNA makes us different; how it makes each one of us on earth unique and influences who we are and the traits we have. He reveals how, as we try and understand the relationship between who we are and our genes, we stand at the beginning of the most exciting scientific journey of all time.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science
Conquest of the Skies
Conquest of the Skies

   2015    Nature
Wild Russia
Wild Russia

   2009    Nature
The Story of India
The Story of India

   2007    History
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
Earth from Space
Earth from Space

   2019    Nature
Cooked
Cooked

   2016    Culture
The Virtual Revolution
The Virtual Revolution

   2010    Technology