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Making Radiation-Resistant E. coli Bacteria

Special | 38m 12s

Michael Cox, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UW-Madison, explains how to make E. coli resistant ionizing radiation through a process of directed evolution. Cox also discusses his research into genetic repair, or recombination, of DNA.

Aired: 06/03/14

Rating: TV-G

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