Exploring Our Molecular Selves  
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This dynamic 3d animation will take you "inside" for a close up look at our molecular selves. Watch as the mysteries of the human genome are literally "unraveled". 3:32 min

Courtesy: National Human Genome Research Institute

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  "None of the observable traits that people associate with race are simple genetic traits.  Complex traits are influenced by several genes as well as environment." --Jeffrey C. Long, Genetician

What have we learned about DNA from the Human Genome Project?

Exploring Our Molecular Selves is a 3D computer-animated video illustrating the basic components and principals of modern biology. The video provides an overview of cells, chromosomes and DNA and shows how the information in DNA is converted into the molecules necessary for life.

After you've watched the video, click "Next" to explore cells and DNA in more detail.

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