Genetics Unzipped is the podcast from the Genetics Society - one of the oldest learned societies dedicated to supporting and promoting the research, teaching and application of genetics. Find out more and apply to join at genetics.org.uk

012 - Strands of Life

012 - Strands of Life

Kat: Hello, and welcome to Genetics Unzipped - the Genetics Society podcast, with me, Dr Kat Arney. In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we explore the discovery of chromosomes - the strands of genetic material within every living cell - take a look at Lyonisation, and solve the case of the missing chromosomes.

Stäbchen in the Dark

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The case of the missing chromosomes

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Lyons, tigers and pussycats

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Genetics Unzipped is written and presented by me, Kat Arney, and produced by First Create the Media for the Genetics Society - one of the oldest learned societies in the world dedicated to supporting and promoting the research, teaching and application of genetics. You can find out more and apply to join at genetics.org.uk  Our theme music was composed by Dan Pollard, the logo was designed by James Mayall and production was by Hannah Varrall. Thanks for listening, and until next time, goodbye.

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013 The Zero Dollar Genome

013 The Zero Dollar Genome

011 - Darwin vs Mendel

011 - Darwin vs Mendel