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DNA: The book of you - Joe Hanson


57,160 Questions Answered

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Your body is made of cells -- but how does a single cell know to become part of your nose, instead of your toes? The answer is in your body's instruction book: DNA. Joe Hanson compares DNA to a detailed manual for building a person out of cells -- with 46 chapters (chromosomes) and hundreds of thousands of pages covering every part of you.

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  • Educator Joe Hanson
  • Animator Nipun Sharma
  • Narrator Joe Hanson

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