What makes us human, and what makes a chimp a chimp? In this discussion, visitors to our web site had the chance to ask two researchers who have studied our simian relatives about the similarities and differences between the species.
Reporter Julie Caine takes us on a visit to Maycoba, Mexico, where technology is bringing big changes. More
Bringing The DNA Files Closer to You
From Philadelphia to Fresno, our community partners are putting a local spin on The DNA Files — through radio coverage, hands-on activities, town hall meetings, a summer science lab for kids, and...
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May 2008: Transcripts Available!
Now you can download complete program transcripts. Go to the Radio Programs page, click on the program you want, and then choose "Audio & Transcripts" from the blue bar at the top.
The DNA Files is produced by an experienced team at SoundVision Productions, Inc®. More
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The DNA Files was an award-winning series of radio programs hosted by John Hockenberry and guided by an outstanding panel of advisors. From 1998 to 2007 SoundVision researched and produced 19 one-hour radio programs, exploring not only the science of genetics, but its ethical, social and legal implications. More