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Title Cracking your genetic code [videorecording] / a Nova production by Holt Productions, LLC for WGBH ; written, produced, and directed by Sarah Holt.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Distribution, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    616.042 CRA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Written, produced, and directed by Sarah Holt.
Performer Jamie Effros, narrator.
Event Originally broadcast by PBS in 2012.
Summary What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA, all six billion chemical letters of it, read, stored and available for analysis? Reveals that we stand on the verge of such a revolution. Meet a cancer patient who appears to have cheated death and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions.
Audience Rating: TVPG.
System Details DVD, NTSC ; widescreen; stereo.; region 1.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Genetic disorders -- Diagnosis.
Human chromosome abnormalities -- Diagnosis.
Genetic code.
Genetic code -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre/Form Television programs -- United States.
Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.
Added Author Holt, Sarah. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Holt Productions.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781608836741
1608836746
Standard No. 841887016773
Music No. NOVA6239 PBS Home Video

 
    
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