DNA: The essence of life

DNA ( Flickr/ashokboghani

Liesbeth de Bakker investigates the possible impact of the unraveling of the exact composition of our DNA. Can we really weed out bad genes, and do we really want to? Are human beings really defined only by our DNA? How have recent findings influenced the way we see ourselves? These and other questions are raised in interviews with prominent experts.

Producer: Liesbeth de Bakker

Broadcast: July 16, 1999