Series 1 Episode 5
First Broadcast: 10.30AM Fri 25 September 2009

Since the completion of the human genome project, we have had power like never before to unravel the mysteries behind the DNA that makes us who we are.

This episode introduces a number of techniques that reveal what our personal genes say about our personalities.

Which members of the audience might have a predisposition to take up smoking, and is it possible to solve a forensic mystery live, using samples of DNA?

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    1. Genetic Fingerprinting and Profiling Episode 5

      Since the completion of the human genome project, we have had power like never before to unravel the mysteries behind…

      • This episode has subtitles available.
    2. Cloning Episode 4

      Ever since the birth of Dolly the sheep, cloning has been a topic at the forefront of our consciousness.

      • This episode has subtitles available.
    3. Tissue Engineering Episode 3

      Stem cells have the power to become numerous cell types when given the correct instructions.

      • Contains footage of experiments and surgical operations on animals
      • This episode has subtitles available.
    4. Selective Breeding and Transgenics Episode 2

      This episode explores selective breeding, a technique that dates back 11,000 years. It looks at the mechanisms by which…

      • Contains footage of experiments and surgical operations on animals
      • This episode has subtitles available.
    5. Bionics Episode 1

      Humans are accident-prone and destructive, often resulting in devastating consequences including the loss of a limb…

      • This episode has subtitles available.

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