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Resurrecting the Sublime

Synopsis
Short documentary. Using tiny amounts of DNA extracted from specimens of three flowers stored at Harvard University’s Herbaria, an interdisciplinary team of biotechnology researchers, engineers, and artists have reconstructed the smell of two extinct flowers, the Orbexilum stipulatum, or Falls-of-the-Ohio Scurfpea and the Leucadendron grandiflorum (Salisb). [6 minutes]
Language
English
Subjects
Arts and Humanities; Biology
Keywords
botany; DNA; flowers; herbaria

Online availability

URI
https://vimeo.com/332410867
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
Alexandra Daisy Ginsber
Writer
Alexandra Daisy Ginsber

Sponsor

Name

Harvard University

Distributor

Name

Vimeo

Web
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