The Gene

The Double Helix

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Examine what makes up the perfectly symmetrical double helix and what that discovery means for the secret of life.

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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