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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.

Mutations in Cancer

This video provides an overview of the types of genes that, when mutated, can lead to the development of cancer.

Fruit Fly Courtship

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

Body Mass Index (BMI)

This animation explores how BMI changes for a given height with varying weights and explains why using BMI as an indicator of healthy body weight can be misleading in some cases.

The Fate of Fat

This animation shows how dietary fat gets digested, packaged, and sent to various tissues for storage or energy.

How Tumors Grow

This animation shows how a tumor forms, recruits blood vessels, and enters metastasis.