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    • Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

    • By: David Sadava, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: David Sadava
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
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    We use DNA routinely - to cure diseases, solve crimes, and reunite families. Yet we've known about it for only 60 years. And what we're continuing to learn about it every day has the potential to transform our health, our nutrition, our society, and our future. But what, exactly is DNA, the self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bit basic

    • By jcw on 13-07-14

    Regular price: £32.79

    • What Science Knows About Cancer

    • By: David Sadava, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: David Sadava
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
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    The landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. Thanks to a relatively new focus on molecular medicine, researchers are gaining a deeper understanding of the mechanisms involved in the disease, poising them on the brink of huge breakthroughs. What Science Knows About Cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise - yet thoroughly accessible - guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can potentially be conquered.

    Regular price: £32.09

    • 36 Big Ideas

    • By: The Great Courses, Bart D. Ehrman, Daniel W. Drezner, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart D. Ehrman, Daniel W. Drezner, David Sadava, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
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    The Great Courses has produced thousands of lectures that have introduced millions of lifelong learners to some of the biggest and most fascinating ideas that humans have ever thought. Now, enjoy 36 lectures specially curated from some of our most popular courses and get an interesting learning experience across a wide range of disciplines.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not yhe best

    • By David Futerman on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £39.39