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Secret of Life, The; Children By Design

09/01/1993


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Series
Secret of Life, The
Program
Children By Design
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

This episode ventures into the revolutionary world of gene therapy. Almost like car mechanics, scientists are learning to fix genetic problems, such as cystic fibrosis, by inserting working copies of damaged genes. It is now within our power to begin fine-tuning the human species.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Medicine
Science
Creators
Costa, Barbara (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Secret of Life, The; Children By Design,” 09/01/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B736C0DA1357450AA7BA17AF181671A5.
MLA: “Secret of Life, The; Children By Design.” 09/01/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B736C0DA1357450AA7BA17AF181671A5>.
APA: Secret of Life, The; Children By Design. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B736C0DA1357450AA7BA17AF181671A5
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