The Ascent of Man
Episode 12 - Generation upon Generation. This episode examines the complex code of human inheritance from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of today. Beginning with the discoveries of the monk Gregor Mendel, Jacob Bronowski traces the science of genetics and the development of the double-helix model of DNA.
|Episode 12 - Generation upon Generation|
|Genetics - wikipedia
Genetics is the study of genes, heredity, and variation in living organisms.It is generally considered a field of biology, but it intersects frequently with many of the life sciences and is strongly linked with the study of information systems.
|100 Greatest Discoveries - Genetics
This episode recounts thirteen important discoveries related to genetics, including Gregor Mendel's discovery of rules of heredity, and James Watson and Francis Crick's discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule.
This is a five-part PBS documentary series that tells a brief history of DNA science - from the discovery of the double helix structure to the mapping of the human genome to the latest research.
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