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Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Sun, 29th Mar 2009

Artificial DNA and Treating TB

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This week, we find out how artificial DNA could tell us about the origins of life, discover a way to identify those most at risk of bowel cancer and explore a new treatment for TB.  Plus, we find out what happened this week in science history...

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  • 09:54 - This Week in Science History - The First Genetic Patent

    This week in science history, in 1981, saw the issuing of a patent to for a genetically modified Pseudomonas bacterium that would eat up oil spills, the first patent of its kind. Sarah Castor-Perry explains more...



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