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Secret of Life, The; Portraits of Modern Science: On the Brink

06/09/1993


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Series
Secret of Life, The
Program
Portraits of Modern Science: On the Brink
Program Number

107

Series Description

This eight-part series reveals how scientists' ability to decipher and manipulate our genes will transform medicine -- and perhaps the human race. Hosted by David Suzuki, a Canadian geneticist and TV personality.

Series release date: 9/1993

Program Description

Produced by the Educational Programming department at WGBH Educational Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts, THE SECRET OF LIFE School Videos are eight 15-minute glimpses into the multifaceted world of biology, based on the critically acclaimed PBS series, THE SECRET OF LIFE. Spanning subject matter from archaebacteria to viruses to genetic medicine to the biodiversity crisis, THE SECRET OF LIFE Videos tell fascinating stories and raise profound questions. Designed for use in secondary schools and for college biology courses.

Duration

00:15:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Medicine
Science
Creators
Costa, Barbara (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Secret of Life, The; Portraits of Modern Science: On the Brink,” 06/09/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_117A2B026D0A458FB10B0FE56327F0D8.
MLA: “Secret of Life, The; Portraits of Modern Science: On the Brink.” 06/09/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_117A2B026D0A458FB10B0FE56327F0D8>.
APA: Secret of Life, The; Portraits of Modern Science: On the Brink. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_117A2B026D0A458FB10B0FE56327F0D8
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