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Genes - the shape of things to come

A look at the pattern of gene formation in humans. How does a single cell become a human being? The programme looks how genes make sure we end up the way we do. Using the hox gene found by researching the fruit fly has shed light on the process of evolution.

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BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project

Space

Space

The eclipses, spacecraft and astronauts changing our view of the Universe

The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry

The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry

A pair of scientific sleuths answer your perplexing questions. Ask them anything!

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