Posts Tagged ‘dna’

No Jurassic Park For You! [VIDEO]

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

This sucks. Scientists have put the kibosh on bringing dinosaurs back to life: DNA has a half-life of 521 years, according to researchers who studied fossils of extinct giant birds found in New Zealand.

Space DNA

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

NASA-funded researchers have evidence that some building blocks of DNA found in meteorites were likely created in space. The research gives support to the theory that a “kit” of ready-made parts created in space and delivered to Earth by meteorite and comet impacts assisted the origin of life. Found at YouTube from NASAexplorer.

Genetics 101

Monday, April 25th, 2011

A Brief Introduction to Genetics is a short documentary film that explores the history of genetics & genomics and the underlying concepts that provide the foundation today’s research is built upon. Found at Vimeo from David Murawsky.

Clone

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

A man hangs off the edge of skyscraper far above a future city. His clone pursues him with a single purpose; the vial of pure DNA essence which all clones are reliant on to preserve their life force. Should he hand over the vial or plunge to his death? Would you trust a clone of yourself with your life? Would you trust yourself… Found at Dailymotion.

Contamination – DNA Run Amok

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

This science fiction short envisions a world of co-mingled DNA resulting in such bizarre creatures as a cat bird. Wouldn’t it feel compelled to chase, catch, and eat itself? You’d think: