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The orang-utan code

Duration: 03:01

With arms twice as long as its legs and curved bones, an orang-utan is perfectly suited to live in its environment. All this information is contained in its DNA... and on Brian's tablet computer.

Available since: Thu 24 Jan 2013

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Wonders of Life Original Series, What Is Life?

1/5 Professor Brian Cox journeys to South-East Asia to understand how life first began.

First broadcast: 27 Jan 2013

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