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Could You Be a Chimera?

Season 7 Episode 14 | 9m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Ever feel like you aren't totally yourself? Well, maybe you aren't. In this video, we explore the idea of human chimeras. In mythology, the "Chimaera" was a beast made from different animals combined into one. But in biology, a chimera is a single organism whose body is made from parts of two or more genetically distinct individuals of the same species.

Aired: 07/18/19

Rating: NR


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