Dawn of the Modern Age of Genetics
S1 Ep1 | 1h 54m 9s
Part One interweaves present-day stories with the discoveries of pioneers in genetics.
Revolution in the Treatment of Disease
S1 Ep2 | 1h 54m 10s
Part Two begins with the signature scientific achievement of our time.
Nancy Wexler reveals that she has inherited the disease she has spent her life studying.
How DNA's mysterious instructions buried in a gene become the actual nose on a face.
If you're curious about the origin of boys, look no further than the Y chromosome.
See what happens if DNA code gets deleted, put in the wrong place, or switched.
What causes cancer and ways to calm down those "good genes that have gone bad."
See how scientists are expanding the DNA alphabet & what to look for in the search for E.T
Take a peek into the body's war room during the heat of battle with cancer.
What terrifying things go on inside of chrysalis, and what dark role do genes play?
What goes on in our DNA to make us grow grey hair, wrinkles and less than healthy DNA?
Humans are indeed genetically related to bananas (as well as slugs), but how exactly?
How do viruses work? Sort of like an alien invasion that replaces our cell’s genetic code.
In this episode, we delve into the difficulties of resurrecting extinct animals.