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The Guthrie Test - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

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Channel: The Royal Institution
Categories: Biology   |   Health   |   Science  
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A version of the newborn blood spot test or Guthrie test is to this day administered for early detection of diseases such as PKU, sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis.
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Walter Bodmer gave the 1984 Christmas Lectures "The Message of the Genes" about how much of the variety of mankind can be explained by genetics.

In his sixth lecture, where this clip is from, Walter Bodmer explores the many diseases that have genetic components, as well as how much of the diversity of humankind can be explained by genetics in the future.

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