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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of DNA.
Video playlists about DNA
How does DNA work?
7 talks •
Your DNA makes you, you -- but how does it work? These talks explore what we know about the genome, the unique genetic sequence that makes up life as we know it.
Is it time for de-extinction?
5 talks •
Is it time to bring back long-lost species? These talks tackle the possibility of a world where Jurassic Park doesn’t seem so science fiction.
Talks about DNA
What will humans look like in 100 years?
What you need to know about CRISPR
How we're harnessing nature's hidden superpowers
The era of personal DNA testing is here
Under 6 minutes
Clues to prehistoric times, found in blind cavefish
Gene editing can now change an entire species — forever
How to read the genome and build a human being
We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely
How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA
Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?
Autism — what we know (and what we don't know yet)
Under 6 minutes
My DNA vending machine
How we'll resurrect the gastric brooding frog, the Tasmanian tiger
We need better drugs — now
Hey science teachers — make it fun
Biohacking — you can do it, too
See all 41 talks on DNA