The World Cup has drawn more than rabid soccer fans to Brazil. A team of filmmakers are on the ground in Rio de Janeiro documenting the science behind the games, including an exoskeletal kick-off, the genetics of competition, and even the biochemistry of diehard spectators.
Here’s Imagine Science Films’ take on Genes, the final mini-documentary in their “Field Work: World Cup” series:
Watch the film below.
This article was created in partnership with Imagine Science Films. Watch all of the Field Work videos here.