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Title Gene hunters [videorecording]

Published 1995, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store VID  575.1 -5-  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Cutting edge (Television program)
Notes Off-air recording of SBS-TV series the Cutting edge broadcast 11.4.95.
Originally produced in association with the Television Trust for the Environment for Channel Four, c1994.
Credits Director, Ian Taylor ; producer, Luke Holland ; music, Rosalie Coopman ; camera, Brian Sewell, Tom Ingle.
Performers Sandra Clark.
Summary This documentary film looks at an ambitious scientific enterprise to provide a biological bank of blood cells for genetic research. Teams of scientists are shown collecting DNA from genetically unique tribes in isolated areas of South America "before they disappear forever." The film also poses fundamental questions about human origin and migration, native rights and medical ethics.
Other author Clark, Sandra.
Holland, Luke.
Taylor, Ian.
Television Trust for the Environment.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Subject Human Genome Project.
Human gene mapping -- Moral and ethical aspects.
DNA -- Research -- South America.
Human genetics -- Research -- South America.
Human genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Documentary television programs