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Genes as Medicine

This film describes the scientific principles and the research efforts involved in the development of a gene therapy for a congenital form of blindness, and how a young patient benefited from this medical breakthrough.

Analyzing Patterns in the Savanna Landscape

This video showcases the work of mathematician-turned-biologist Corina Tarnita, who uses quantitative approaches to understand the role of termite mounds in the savanna ecosystem.

The Double Helix

This film tells the story of the scientists and the evidence involved in one of the most important scientific quests of the 20th century: the discovery of the structure of DNA.

The LUX Operon

This animation explores the LUX operon, a set of five genes that are involved in bacterial bioluminescence.

Cone Snail Toxins and Paralysis

This animation shows how cone snail toxins cause paralysis by blocking signal transmission at the synapse between neuron and muscle.