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Discovering Women; DNA Detective

08/05/1994

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Series
Discovering Women
Program
DNA Detective
Program Number

106

Series Description

"Discovering Women," narrated by Michelle Pfeiffer, presents the professional and personal stories of six notable women scientists whose work is invaluable to understanding the world. The women profiled range from those at the peak of their careers in the top of their fields to several who are up-and-coming. Their stories reveal how women in the 20th century have made choices, and sometimes sacrifices, to open doors through which the next generation of women can follows. Series release date: 1995

Program Description

106 "DNA Detective" - molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff (Harvard University, Children's Hospital of Boston) pioneers a controversial new theory about the development of the human brain and reflects on the ways her Mexican American heritage has influenced her life choices.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Biography
Science
Women
Citation
Chicago: “Discovering Women; DNA Detective,” 08/05/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F.
MLA: “Discovering Women; DNA Detective.” 08/05/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F>.
APA: Discovering Women; DNA Detective. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F
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