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May 21 2015

Lecture: ‘Everything you know about genetics is wrong’ 16 June

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‘Everything you know about genetics is wrong: a brief history of the culture of DNA’

A walk through the story of genetics and how we’re culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.

On

Tuesday 16th June 2015

7pm – 8.30pm

at

Arthur Holmes lecture theatre

Durham University, Science Site

Stockton Road

Durham DH1 3LE

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Dr. Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. Presenter of BBC Radio 4 Inside Science as well as many documentaries, on the inheritance of intelligence, on MMR and autism, human evolution, astronomy and art, science and cinema, scientific fraud and the evolution of sex.

On tv, his latest series, The Beauty of Anatomy was broadcast in August 2014. Adam has also presented the award-winning Horizon, Playing God, The Gene Code and the award-winning The Cell.

His critically acclaimed first book, Creation on the origin and future of life, was nominated for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize. His latest book Praise for Creation is available now.

Tickets are FREE and are available from Eventbrite http://dradamrutherford.eventbrite.co.uk

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