Genetics Unzipped – January 2019 episodes 2&3

Image: Paul Wilkinson

Behind the scenes at the Christmas lectures

In this episode we go behind the scenes at the iconic Royal Institution Christmas Lectures with Professors Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght – plus the fire-obsessed demonstration expert Fran Scott – to find the answer to the question “Who am I?”

Hunting Huntington’s, Nobel viruses and spidergoats

In the first of our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we hunt down Huntington’s disease, find out why a chicken virus won three Nobel prizes, and chase the science behind spidergoats.

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