|The exceptional life of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
A BBC video compilation (in partnership with the Royal Society) - exploring the contribution of scientists to public life, in collaboration with Radio 4's Day of the Scientist (12 October 2021).
|Britain faces biodiversity collapse The UK has an average of only 53 percent of its biodiversity left, according to the Natural History Museum.|
PCR - the polymerase chain reaction - is rarely out of the news these days.
Covid: False negative Covid test results confirmed at Newbury Showground
|Recombinant DNA technology - scroll down to get to PCR|
Genetic testing appears to be a common thread in TV crime series, and the forensic science behind it is quite interesting.
I enjoyed Code of a Killer a two-part crime thriller telling 'the true story of the world's first crime solved by the science of DNA'.
(Catch up on the ITV Hub - not sure how long this link will work for)
|Genetic fingerprinting and DNA profiling is the last chunk of the specification here.|
|Changes in the coronavirus are a constant source of concern. For example Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK from the BBC.||'New Variant' Covid 19 - Changes in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein caused by mutations is part of a topic on Alteration of DNA base sequences and protein structure|