Posts Tagged ‘Genetics’

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.

Fluorescent Amphibians

Friday, November 6th, 2009

These genetically modified axolotls glow green under a blue light. They belong to Marc Zimmer, professor of chemistry at Connecticut College, who is an expert on green fluorescent protein (GFP). Found at YouTube from ConnecticutCollege.