Genetics, Stem Cells and Society
An interview with world-renowned IVF and stem cell researcher Alan Trounson.
One of three programs about cell biochemistry, this program outlines the essential features aerobic and anaerobic respiration – and the vital role of these processes in all living cells.
Enzymes: organic catalysts
One of three programs about cell biochemistry, this program outlines the essential features of enzymes and their vital role in all living cells.
Outlines the essential steps of photosynthesis and its vital role in converting light to chemical energy – the energy source for almost all life on Earth.
Scientists in Conversation: Francis Collins
Long-time head of the Human Genome Project explains how he got interested in biology and talks about his work as a geneticist. An inspiring speaker.
Stem Cells: the Ethical Issues
A balanced presentation of viewpoints about embryonic stem cell research, therapeutic cloning and reproductive cloning.
Understanding Stem Cells
Explains what stem cells are, the difference between adult and embryonic stem cells, and their potential roles in medicine.