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Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.

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.

How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Greenhouse Effect

This animation provides an overview of the greenhouse effect, a process that warms the atmosphere and surface of Earth.

The Mosquito Life Cycle

This video provides a quick overview of the mosquito life cycle, from egg to adult, and discusses how mosquitoes can transmit viruses to people.