The Gene

The Gene Explained | Super Gene

Special | 2m 58s  | Video has closed captioning.

Computer code is finicky. If one line, or if one character is off, then the whole program can go sideways. Genetic code isn't much different. In this episode, we see what happens if code gets deleted, put in the wrong place, or switched with other code.

Aired: 04/01/20

Rating: TV-G


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Funding for KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY has been provided by Genentech, 23andMe, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Gray Foundation, American Society of …

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The Gene Explained

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The Gene Explained

What the heck is a gene, anyway? This animated series won’t get you a PhD, but it does clear up a few mysteries about how genes work and what they might look like in the future. (Microscope not required.)

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