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Secret of Life, The; Accidents of Creation


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Series
Secret of Life, The
Program
Accidents of Creation
Program Number

102

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 program explores the wonderful diversity of life rooted in the accumulation of tiny errors in DNA. From Africa to Hawaii, such mistakes lead to the critical genetic diversity that allows organisms to adapt to changing conditions. Without them, life would never have advanced beyond its primitive beginnings.

Duration

00:52:43

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Medicine
Science
Creators
Costa, Barbara (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Secret of Life, The; Accidents of Creation,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9E254635582417598E19184DCE181DB.
MLA: “Secret of Life, The; Accidents of Creation.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9E254635582417598E19184DCE181DB>.
APA: Secret of Life, The; Accidents of Creation. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9E254635582417598E19184DCE181DB
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