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Why is there such stunning diversity on our planet?

Duration: 01:58

Dr Alison Woollard unravels the mystery of life and reveals that the extraordinary diversity has all come about by genetic mutation.

Available since: Wed 8 Jan 2014

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Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2013: Life Fantastic, Am I a Mutant?

2/3 Why has evolution by natural selection given such stunning diversity on our planet?

First broadcast: 29 Dec 2013

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