The Gene

Dominant vs Recessive Traits

Clip: Season 1 | 41s  | Video has closed captioning.

How could you take a piece of information and make it vanish from one generation, and then have it reappear? The only way is if the genetic information doesn’t get erased. It can be suppressed and hidden, but it remains intact across generations.

Aired: 03/04/20

Rating: TV-PG


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Funding for KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY has been provided by Genentech, 23andMe, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Gray Foundation, American Society of …

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