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0120160620
0120160620The quest to understand heredity and family begins with a monk, Mendel, and his peas.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0220160621
0220160621Darwin's theory of evolution unlocked a world of understanding, but it was incomplete.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0320160622
0320160622Siddhartha Mukherjee's history of the gene, the essential unit of biological information.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0420160623
0420160623Scientists are still fathoming how the information on the genome determines who we are.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0520160624
0520160624Genetic therapy is still in its infancy, and its early failures still haunt scientists.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres