Biodiversity and the human implications

Why is conserving biodiversity important for human existence?

Cell division by mitosis and meiosis

An explanation of the process of cell division by mitosis and meiosis.

DNA and the Human Genome Project

An introduction to DNA, the Human Genome Project and genetic screening for diseases.

Dominant and recessive inheritance of genes

How Mendel's work with pea plants demonstrated dominant and recessive inheritance.

Gene therapy and cystic fibrosis

Explanation of the cause and effects of the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis.

Global warming resistant GM crops

Rani Price meets a young scientist developing GM temperature resistant crops.

Identical twins and cloning

The story of twins separated at birth is used to explain clones and cloning.

Stem cell research and medicine

What is stem cell research and how can stem cells be used in medicine?

The evolution of the eye

Explains how the diversity of eyes seen in nature evolved.

The science behind make-up

Rani Price learns about the chemistry involved in making cosmetics.

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