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Podcast: Medical scans boost your cancer risk? Recent research raises troubling questions

Podcast: Medical scans boost your cancer risk? Recent research raises troubling questions

Genetic Literacy Project | 
We explore the latest findings suggesting that low doses of radiation from medical scans may enhance the growth of cancer ...
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Podcast: Overlooked women in science, Huntington’s disease and witch trials. The best of Genetics Unzipped

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Kat Arney selects her favourite stories from the first 20 episodes of the Genetics Unzipped podcast ...
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Podcast: Francis Galton: Brilliant scientist—and eugenics pioneer. How do we address his racist legacy?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Geneticist Dr Kat Arney explores how Francis Galton's eugenic ideas led directly to some of the 20th century's worst atrocities ...
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Podcast: Should you get your entire genome sequenced? The pros and cons of diving into your DNA

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Given how little we know about how variations in the genome affect health and disease, is direct-to-consumer whole genome sequencing ...
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Podcast: Does the Nobel Prize overlook important scientific achievements?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Nobel prizes are often seen as the pinnacle of scientific achievement. But are they a fair way of recognizing contributions ...
Sir Paul Nurse

Podcast: Nobel prize winner Sir Paul Nurse on his ‘barking mad’ discovery of the genes responsible for cell division

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Leading geneticist and Nobel prizewinner Sir Paul Nurse reveals the audacious experiment that everyone said was crazy ...
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Podcast: Remembering Rosalind Franklin: The overlooked scientist who helped discover the DNA double helix

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Everyone knows that Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA. But fewer are aware of the contribution of Rosalind ...
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Podcast: Flower color, bees and biodiversity—how pollinators drive plant evolution

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Kat Arney and reporter Graihagh Jackson get lost in the Valley of Hybridization ...
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Podcast: Did a legendary train ride really lead to the rediscovery of Mendel’s laws?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A Victorian scientist's train ride to London leads to the rediscovery of Mendel's laws of inheritance, Nice story, but is ...
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Podcast: Are you ready for the Zero Dollar Genome?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
We've broken through the thousand dollar genome barrier and are heading towards $100. Leading geneticist George Church want to take ...
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Podcast: That weird time in history when humans had 24 pairs of chromosomes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Everyone knows that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. But if you'd looked at a textbook in the 1940s, the ...
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Podcast: What would have happened if Darwin and Mendel had been on Twitter?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Where would we be now if Darwin and Mendel had been on Twitter? ...
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Podcast: ‘Just the wife’—how sexism in science obscured achievements of four groundbreaking researchers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Dr Kat Arney tells the stories of four women from the history of 20th century genetics, and explores how sexism ...
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Podcast: Geneticist Mary-Claire King nearly quit science—then discovered the first breast cancer gene

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Mary-Claire King's stellar career has covered human and chimp evolution, finding BRCA1 and reuniting families that have been torn apart ...
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What can we learn from Mendel’s peas, onions and GM tomatoes?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A quick look at Gregor Mendel's groundbreaking peas, 'junk' DNA and the first GMO crop ...
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Big Fat Failure

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A closer look at the genetics of failure—why we fail to lose weight thanks to our genes ...
Resveratrol in red wine might protect against cancer, but don't reach for drink just yet

Resveratrol in red wine might protect against cancer, but don’t reach for drink just yet

Cancer Research UK | 
Researchers in Leicester have published the results of a new study showing that relatively small doses of purified resveratrol, a chemical found ...

Preparing students to meet their genes in the classroom

New Scientist | 
How much information do you need before deciding whether to have your genome sequenced? In 2010, the University of California, ...