The Gene Explained (For Those Without Microscopes)
Everybody is talking about genes. Your body is filled with them. You look the way you do because of them. But do you really know what a gene is? This animated series won’t get you a Ph.D., but it does clear up a few mysteries about how genes work, how they make us, if we can change them and what they might look like in the future. (Microscope not required.)
Humans are indeed genetically related to bananas (as well as slugs), but how exactly?
How do viruses work? Sort of like an alien invasion that replaces our cell’s genetic code.