This short history of DNA from the BBC really knocks it out of the park, both artistically and scientifically.
Writer Andrew S. Walsh and molecular biologist Matthew Adams worked together to distill the history of DNA down to the basics, but the result isn't dumbed down. The video takes you from the just-the-facts chemistry on DNA to where research on it might go in the future.
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