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DNA Today from Cold Sprng Harbor Laboratory

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Join commentators Dave Micklos and Jan Witkowski for a lively discussion of DNA in the news from world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

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Join commentators Dave Micklos and Jan Witkowski for a lively discussion of DNA in the news from world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

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DNA Today from Cold Sprng Harbor Laboratory

Latest release on Jun 11, 2012

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Join commentators Dave Micklos and Jan Witkowski for a lively discussion of DNA in the news from world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

Rank #1: The Urban Barcode Project: Explore New York City's DNA! - Video on demand

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The Urban Barcode Project is a science competition spanning the five boroughs of New York City. Just as a unique pattern of bars in a universal product code identifies each item for sale in a store, a DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. In the Urban Barcode Project, student research teams use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity in New York City.

Mar 10 2011

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Rank #2: Maize (Corn) Genome Completed - Audio only

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Teams of scientists in the US and Mexico have independently sequenced the most complex plant genome to date. Comparison of two varieties offers insight into the early domestication of corn.

Nov 19 2009

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Rank #3: The Neanderthal Genome Project - Audio only

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The Neanderthal Genome Project.

May 21 2009

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Rank #4: Genome Scans Pay Off - Audio only

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Scans of the entire human genome turn up genes involved in common diseases.

May 18 2007

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Rank #5: The Real Monkey’s Uncle - Audio only

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Marmoset monkeys sometimes father their twin brother's children with DNA they swapped as embryos.

May 03 2007

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Rank #6: BIG DOG, little dog - Audio only

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Size differences between dogs come down to a single change in a single gene.

Apr 25 2007

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Rank #7: Ardipithecus Ramidus (Ardi) Walked Upright - Audio only

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Ardipithecus Ramidus (Ardi) Walked Upright.

Oct 05 2009

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Rank #8: 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology: Telomeres - Audio only

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2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology: Telomeres.

Oct 05 2009

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Rank #9: Jumping Gene Caught in the Act - Audio only

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Jumping Gene Caught in the Act.

Oct 26 2009

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Rank #10: George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909 - Audio only

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George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909.

Nov 06 2009

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Rank #11: 100 Years of Corn Research at CSHL - Audio only

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The Maize Genome Project is the culmination of a century of maize research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory that began with George Shull and continued with Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock.

Nov 19 2009

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Rank #12: Explosive Origins of Corn - Audio only

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Travel to Mexico to see the site of the oldest evidence of corn cultivation and learn why comparing two maize genomes implicates a volcano in the early evolution of corn.

Nov 20 2009

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Rank #13: The Primate Fossil Ida – Science Review - Video on demand

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The Primate Fossil Ida – Science Review.

Jun 03 2009

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Rank #14: The Primate Fossil Ida – Science Review - Audio only

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The Primate Fossil Ida – Science Review.

Jun 03 2009

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Rank #15: Ardipithecus Ramidus (Ardi) Walked Upright - Video on demand

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Ardipithecus Ramidus (Ardi) Walked Upright.

Oct 05 2009

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Urban Barcode Project: 2012 Participant Reflections - Video on demand

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Students and teachers reflect on the Urban Barcode Project, a science competition using DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity in New York City, run by the DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Jun 11 2012

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DNA Barcoding Protocol: Isolating DNA - Video on demand

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Jason Williams, DNA Learning Center, goes through the steps involved in isolating DNA from an animal or plant sample.

May 11 2012

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Time Lapse of Growing Maize Plants - Video on demand

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A video of maize (corn) plants growing at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in summer 2011: 105 days condensed to 2 min. 49 sec.

Feb 29 2012

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The History of DNA Barcoding - Video on demand

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TA DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. Dr. Mark Stoeckle from The Rockefeller University talks about the history of DNA barcoding, from the first paper published in 2003 to the international consortium of researchers that exists today.

Nov 03 2011

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The Urban Barcode Project: Student Projects - Video on demand

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The Urban Barcode Project is a science competition in New York City. A DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. In the Urban Barcode Project, student research teams use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity in New York City. TeaBOL is a DNA barcoding project undertaken by students at the Trinity School.

Apr 25 2011

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New York Stories: Martin Chalfie Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) - Video on demand

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This is the first in a series of mini-documentaries about past or current work of notable scientists based at New York institutions. The vodcasts are produced by New York high school students with the help of the DNALC.

Mar 10 2011

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The Urban Barcode Project: Explore New York City's DNA! - Video on demand

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The Urban Barcode Project is a science competition spanning the five boroughs of New York City. Just as a unique pattern of bars in a universal product code identifies each item for sale in a store, a DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. In the Urban Barcode Project, student research teams use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity in New York City.

Mar 10 2011

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iPlant Genotype to Phenotype - Video on demand

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Purpose: iPlant's "Genotype to Phenotype" Grand Challenge is creating computer tools to help scientists understand the complex network of genotype and environmental interactions. Deciphering this puzzle will allow us to understand and improve the phenotypes of the crops on which we rely.

Feb 10 2011

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iPlant Tree of Life - Video on demand

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iPlant is creating cyberinfrastructure supporting scientists who are assembling a phylogenetic tree of all plant life, including perhaps as many as 500,000 species.

Oct 27 2010

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iPlant Collaborative Introduction - Video on demand

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The iPlant Collaborative applies cyberinfrastructure and computational thinking to solve Grand Challenges in plant biology.

Oct 27 2010

7mins

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Explosive Origins of Corn - Video on demand

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Travel to Mexico to see the site of the oldest evidence of corn cultivation and learn why comparing two maize genomes implicates a volcano in the early evolution of corn.

Nov 20 2009

7mins

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Explosive Origins of Corn - Audio only

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Travel to Mexico to see the site of the oldest evidence of corn cultivation and learn why comparing two maize genomes implicates a volcano in the early evolution of corn.

Nov 20 2009

7mins

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Maize (Corn) Genome Completed - Audio only

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Teams of scientists in the US and Mexico have independently sequenced the most complex plant genome to date. Comparison of two varieties offers insight into the early domestication of corn.

Nov 19 2009

5mins

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100 Years of Corn Research at CSHL - Video on demand

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The Maize Genome Project is the culmination of a century of maize research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory that began with George Shull and continued with Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock.

Nov 19 2009

6mins

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100 Years of Corn Research at CSHL - Audio only

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The Maize Genome Project is the culmination of a century of maize research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory that began with George Shull and continued with Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock.

Nov 19 2009

6mins

Play

Maize (Corn) Genome Completed - Video on demand

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Teams of scientists in the US and Mexico have independently sequenced the most complex plant genome to date. Comparison of two varieties offers insight into the early domestication of corn.

Nov 19 2009

5mins

Play

George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909 - Video on demand

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George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909.

Nov 06 2009

3mins

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George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909 - Audio only

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George Shull explains hybrid corn and heterosis (hybrid vigor), 1909.

Nov 06 2009

3mins

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Jumping Gene Caught in the Act - Audio only

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Jumping Gene Caught in the Act.

Oct 26 2009

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Jumping Gene Caught in the Act - Video on demand

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Jumping Gene Caught in the Act.

Oct 26 2009

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