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KLRN Presents "The Gene: An Intimate History"
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The Gene docu-series

The Gene: An Intimate History weaves together science, history and personal stories for a historical biography of the human genome, while also exploring breakthroughs for diagnosis and treatment of genetic diseases and the complex ethical questions they raise.

Watch on KLRN at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 or at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 for this extraordinary docu-series from Ken Burns.

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Online screening

Join KLRN in an online screening at noon Tuesday, April 7 as we preview The Gene: An Intimate History. Not only will we see a 30-minute preview of the program but we will meet three San Antonio doctors who are working daily to learn more about genetics and how to make a difference in the lives of their patients.

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Educational resources

Here are some really neat educational assets to share!

The Gene Explained

The Interactive Gene Timeline

  • This interactive timeline shows how philosophers and scientists throughout the ages tried to explain how traits are passed from generation to generation.
  • It gets weird. But it's pretty cool.

The Gene San Antonio: Stories

Meet several experts in San Antonio who work in the field of genetics and are all making a difference, each and every day, to serve patients in our community.

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