Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 1 - The Secret of Life

Trying to figure out the chemical structure of DNA was a race between two teams of scientists - one in Britain, one in California. This is the story of how they made history.

Episode 1 - The Secret of Life It's been called the biggest discovery of all times. But it didn't happen by chance - it was a race.

Episode 2 - Playing God The story of the first genetic engineers

Episode 3 - The Human Race The race to catalogue the human genome

Episode 4 - Curing Cancer Using DNA technology to beat cancer

Episode 5 - Pandora's Box Jim Watson gives us a tour of the future of DNA

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