Yvonne Carts-Powell

DNA explained, beautifully

In beautiful, Science on March 18, 2013 at 10:17 am

This short animated explanation of DNA from the BBC is gorgeously illustrated. Linked from the Popular Science article, Watch This Absolutely Beautiful Animated Explanation Of DNA.

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  1. I am rereading “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” right now, and as I watched this video, I thought about everything the HeLa cells did to contribute to the knowledge we have about DNA. We weren’t even sure about how many chromosomes we had until some research was done with her cells.

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