Genetic Engineering - Dreams and Nightmares

Synopsis
Professor David Cove presents a three-part programme based on his book of the same name looking at the real issues in genetic engineering. He explains what genetic engineering is and how it works, and then looks at a number of examples before addressing the underlying ethical questions. Part 1 explains the nature of DNA, the function it performs and how it replicates; part 2 explains with examples how genetic engineering is performed; part 3 looks at some examples of genetic engineering and the associated risks.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 47 min.
Year of production
2001
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £10.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying worksheets.
Uses
Sixth form students.
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
DNA; genetic engineering

Credits

Writer
David Cove
Cast
David Cove 

Production Company

Name

University of Leeds Media Services

Notes
see Leeds University Television

Distributor

Name

Leeds University Television

Contact
Sally Popplewell (Sales supervisor)
Email
mediaservices@leeds.ac.uk
Web
http://mediant.leeds.ac.uk/vtcatalogue/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 343 2660
Fax
0113 343 2669
Address
Media Services
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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