PBS NewsHour

Bottoms Up to Finding Connection Between Genes and Addiction

Clip: 12/13/2012 | 10m 17s

Scientists have not found one master alcoholism gene in DNA but rather several that may affect a person's susceptibility. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien goes under the influence to examine the genetic science behind alcoholism and other addictions, and how the answers point to great challenges in curing substance abuse.

Aired: 12/13/12

Rating: NR

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