Scientific genetics holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. The Gene: An Intimate History traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA. Art credit: pbs. Org/thegene. Producer: Barak Goodman, Narrator: David Costabile and Aurthors: Geoffrey C. Ward, Barak Goodman, David Blistein
Scientific genetics holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. The Gene: An Intimate History traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA. Art credit: pbs. Org/thegene. Producer: Barak Goodman, Narrator: David Costabile and Aurthors: Geoffrey C. Ward, Barak Goodman, David Blistein
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Format: DVD
Label: PBS (DIRECT)
Rel. Date: 05/19/2020
UPC: 841887043687

Ken Burns Presents: Gene - An Intimate History

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Scientific genetics holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. The Gene: An Intimate History traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA. Art credit: pbs. Org/thegene. Producer: Barak Goodman, Narrator: David Costabile and Aurthors: Geoffrey C. Ward, Barak Goodman, David Blistein