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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of DNA.
Video playlists about DNA
Get into your genes
Try on these talks about the traits that make you who you are.
Is it time for de-extinction?
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.
How does DNA work?
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.
Talks about DNA
The genes you don't get from your parents (but can't live without)
4 minutes 46 seconds
Kayla Mandel Sheets
You could have a secret twin (but not the way you think)
4 minutes 4 seconds
Hélène Morlon and Anna Papadopoulou
How we can detect pretty much anything
5 minutes 40 seconds
These salamanders snack on each other (but don't die)
5 minutes 2 seconds
The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life
19 minutes 36 seconds
How synthetic biology can improve our health, food and materials
11 minutes 7 seconds
What can DNA tests really tell us about our ancestry?
6 minutes 21 seconds
How do you know if you have a virus?
4 minutes 44 seconds
The weird history of the "sex chromosomes"
13 minutes 34 seconds
Hacking bacteria to fight cancer
4 minutes 51 seconds
Hyunsoo Joshua No
How does chemotherapy work?
5 minutes 5 seconds
The next software revolution: programming biological cells
14 minutes 47 seconds
How we're using DNA tech to help farmers fight crop diseases
12 minutes 27 seconds
How we're building the world's largest family tree
11 minutes 22 seconds
There may be extraterrestrial life in our solar system
Philip A. Chan
How close are we to eradicating HIV?
4 minutes 32 seconds
See all talks on DNA