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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.

Metabarcoding

This video describes the technology of metabarcoding, which allows scientists to determine herbivore diets based on the sequences of plant DNA extracted from animal dung.

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.

Fruit Fly Courtship

This video shows real footage of courtship behavior of fruit flies with wing spots.

Sanger Sequencing

This animation illustrates Sanger sequencing, one of the earliest methods used to sequence DNA.

Shotgun Sequencing

This animation illustrates shotgun sequencing, a method that was used to sequence the human genome.

Triplet Code

This animation describes how many nucleotides encode a single amino acid, which is a key part of the genetic code.