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DNA: It's Discovery, Structure, and Manipulation

Special | 48m 55s

Dave Nelson, Professor, Biochemistry, UW-Madison Professor Dave Nelson discusses the importance of DNA and its prevalence in art, media, and science. He gives the history of DNA from the very beginning when it was first found, to when it became interesting, to when it became a hot topic of discussion and research, until today when it can be considered absolutely central to the field of biology.

Aired: 04/07/10

Rating: TV-G

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