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Les nouveaux secrets de notre hérédité - TEASER

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    By ARTE France Scientifilms
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    Our hands, our eyes , our face
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    our all body is an aggregate of billions of cells.
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    At the heart of each of them is nestled the DNA,
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    the one that we received from our parents
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    and that we'll transfer to our children.
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    What is exactly passed
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    from one generation to the other,
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    from one cell to the other?
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    We know that DNA is transmitted
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    but not only DNA.
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    Identical twins
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    have the same DNA,
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    the same genome,
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    and nonetheless have physical differences.
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    How is that possible?
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    The genome has been considered like a book
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    and indeed book's editions can be
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    very different from each other.
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    Scientist have assumed for a long time
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    that DNA ruled our biologic destiny.
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    Nowadays they're discovering a new world:
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    we're becoming more and more aware that
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    DNA doesn't explain everything.
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    And more and more capable of cultivating
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    the ideas about the impact of the environment.
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    All around the world,
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    biologists are investigating this new mystery.
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    My job is to look into
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    the cellular nucleus
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    for new knowledge
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    and to reach places that people have never reached before.
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    A scientific adventure
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    in which we seek to unravel step by step
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    what influences our DNA
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    during our intere lifetime,
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    our identity
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    and, possibly, our inheritance.
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    The new mysteries of our inheritance
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    A film by Laurence Selfaty
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    wrote together with Cécile Dumas
Title:
Les nouveaux secrets de notre hérédité - TEASER
Video Language:
French
Duration:
01:45

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