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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.

Animated Life: Pangea

This animated short video celebrates the early 20th-century German astronomer and atmospheric scientist Alfred Wegener, who first proposed that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart.

The Day the Mesozoic Died

This film tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

How To Find a Dinosaur

In this video, Tyler Lyson describes and demonstrates how he and other paleontologists uncover fossils from prehistoric animals, including dinosaurs.

Stratigraphic Principles

This video provides a demonstration of two main principles in the study of rock layers: superposition and association.

Coding Sequences in DNA

This animation describes how only a small part of the human genome directly codes for proteins.

Human Genome Sequencing

This animation shows how the Human Genome Project sequenced the human genome, which contains over 3 billion nucleotides.

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.