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"You are what your grandmother ate" - Neil deGrasse Tyson

Supplementary videos
Chromosome 11 Flyover: few genes, many olfactory genes nonfunctional
Inhibiting HIV reverse transcriptase: nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
RNA can fold like a protein and act as a catalyst (HHMI)
A mutation story: why can dogs synthesize vitamin C, but not humans and other primates?
Genetic bacterial engineering could herald new era of biofuels
Ebola vaccine in GM tobacco plants
GMO Soybeans & Sustainability: herbicide and no-till
Genetically Modified Salmon Coming Soon? (Link TV)
Genetically modified mosquitoes bred to fight Zika
Golden rice: enriched with beta carotene to treat vitamin A deficiency (PRI)
The Future of Food 25:30-30:00 engineering Roundup Ready corn
Therapeutic cloning I : nuclear transfer (HHMI)
Therapeutic cloning II : making a blastocyst (HHMI)
Therapeutic cloning III : blastocyst development (HHMI)
Therapeutic cloning IV : growing stem cells (HHMI)
First baby born with DNA from 3 parents
First baby born with 3 parent technique: nuclear transfer

Extra credit readings

Additional material

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