Everything you know about genetics is wrong

A brief history of DNA, the story of genetics and how we're culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.

 

Adam Rutherford (Foto: BBC)

Adam Rutherford is a scientist, author, broadcaster and geek. On radio, he is the presenter of BBC Radio 4 (InSide Science) as well as many documentaries on scientific fraud, inheritance of intelligence, MMR and autism, human evolution, astronomy and art, and the evolution of sex.  Being a self-claimed movie geek, he has also been scientific advisor to Bj√∂rk's movie Biophilia Live,

Adam has a PhD in genetics, is a former Editor at the journal Nature, and will give a brief history of DNA, the story of genetics and how we're culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.

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This talk is in cooperation with the Natural History Museum and Tenketanken Tau. Adam Rutherfrod is in Norway to give a workshop in science communication for master and PhD students at ForBio research school.

 

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Tags: Science Debate, Biology, Scientific communication
Published Sep. 4, 2015 8:33 AM