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DNA. / The human race

Author: Carlo MassarellaDavid DuganJeff GoldblumFrancis S CollinsJ Craig VenterAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2006, ©2003.
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Third in a five-part series. In 1990, a massive enterprise was launched to map the individual genes in the human genome. Known as the Human Genome Project, it soon turned into a race and a feud. This program tracks the progress of the endeavor, detailing the scientific innovations that led to its completion, as well as its political and economic impact. Among those who discuss the project are initial rivals Francis  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Massarella; David Dugan; Jeff Goldblum; Francis S Collins; J Craig Venter; John Sulston; Frederick Sanger; Alec J Jeffreys; James D Watson; Bill Clinton; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Windfall Films (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 213361563
Notes: A Windfall Films production for Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Channel Four.
DVD version of a segment in the PBS television series.
Credits: Executive producer, Beth C. Hoppe ; series producer, David Dugan ; editor, Paul Shepard ; music, Max de Wardener.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jeff Goldblum ; commentary, Francis Collins, J. Craig Venter (Celera Genomics), John Sulston, Alec Jeffreys, James Watson, Bill Clinton.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format. Dolby digital.
Contents: No two alike --
DNA sequencing: The search for order --
Breaking the human code --
Public interests vs. private interests --
Of peace and pizza --
An uphill race to the finish line --
Human genome: Past, present, and future.
Other Titles: Human race
DNA (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Carlo Massarella.

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Third in a five-part series. In 1990, a massive enterprise was launched to map the individual genes in the human genome. Known as the Human Genome Project, it soon turned into a race and a feud. This program tracks the progress of the endeavor, detailing the scientific innovations that led to its completion, as well as its political and economic impact. Among those who discuss the project are initial rivals Francis Collins and J. Craig Venter; Dr. John Sulston; Sir Alex Jeffreys, the discoverer of DNA fingerprinting; Nobel Laureates Fred Sanger and Jim Watson; and former President Bill Clinton.

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