Should we believe our eyes or our sequencing machines when it comes to deciding what makes a species, and could Jurassic Park ever become a reality?
Exploring the latest advances in health technology such as CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting bacteriophage and a cure for HIV.
Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the ‘mother of British plant genetics’.
We’re getting our hands dirty by delving into the poop-ome – the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts and make up what’s known as the microbiome.
We find out what happens when two cells move in together, unpack the history of genetic engineering and bleat on about Dolly the Sheep.
We’re digging into some of the mysteries around what’s often seen as the ultimate genetic disease: cancer.
We look back over the first 20 episodes of Genetics Unzipped to select some of our favourite bits that you might have missed.
We’re telling tales of sex and death, and exploring the very darkest side of genetics.
Take a trip in a genetic time machine, discovering the origins of ancient human populations and exploring the future of personal genome sequencing.
We’re exploring the dark heart of the genome, untying nature’s shoelaces, and looking back at the discovery of RNA splicing.