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How Does CAPTAIN AMERICA’s Super-Soldier Serum Work? (Because Science w/ Kyle Hill)

There isn’t a whole lot chemicals can do for you if you decide to jump on a grenade to save your army buddies. But what modern chemistry and genetics might be able to do, at least some day, is turn you from skinny private into Captain America. First off, let’s not call what Steve Rogers […]

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DNA Barcoding

[High tech background music starts and continues throughout] Narrator: DNA is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions of an organism, and it is unique to each species. DNA barcoding is a method that uses an organisms DNA… …to identify it as belonging to a certain species. In Canada, our scientists are at the leading […]

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Darwin Day 2015 Questions: #3 What if DNA was infallible?

(Music playing) Richard Dawkins: “If DNA was infallible, there’d be no diversity. Would it go extinct all together? Thank you.” Yes, I mean, as you know, DNA has to mutate, otherwise evolution can’t happen. Mutation is the random mistakes, which happen in genetic transmission, which provide the variation on which natural selection works. So it’s […]

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DNA replication in Prokaryotes 1 | Prokaryotic DNA replication initiation

DNA replication will be the procedure for producing 2 equivalent reproductions collected from one of first DNA molecule. This kind of natural method takes place in all residing organisms which is the basis intended for natural monetary gift. DNA comprises of 2 strands in addition to each and every follicle from the first DNA molecule […]

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DNA | The Future Utility of DNA || Radcliffe Institute

-To moderate this panel, I’d like to introduce Dr. Christine Seidman, the Smith Professor of Medicine and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She is also at Brigham Women’s Hospital, where I’m from, and she’s the founding director of the Cardiovascular Genetics program there. She’s also run the Brigham […]

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