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The Race to Crack the Genetic Code with Matthew Cobb

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How was the code of DNA cracked? How did it confirm the theory of evolution? And why did life evolve the way it did? Matthew Cobb unravels the tangled story. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Nick Lane and Matthew Cobb came together to tell the story of life. Watch Nick Lane’s take on the tale here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLcWfecmZhE And watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4N6ws1YTEk Matthew Cobb is Professor of Zoology and a senior lecturer in animal behaviour at the University of Manchester. After spending some time researching humans at the institute of psychiatry, a lot of his work now investigates insect behaviour and its evolutionary and genetic basis, particularly smell. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch more science videos on the Ri Channel http://richannel.org The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://richannel.org/newsletter