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The Search for the Gene—DNA

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

The Search for the Gene—DNA

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

How did research on smoking and lung cancer help scientists figure out that DNA, the genetic material, was damaged in the tumor cells? Professor Sadava tells us how scientists first determined what they were looking for and then found the circumstantial evidence that pointed to DNA.


September 24, 2015