The PBS documentary ‘The Gene’ showcases genetics’ promise and pitfalls

The film, from executive producer Ken Burns, chronicles the crucial discoveries that have shaped the field

Wendy Chung witha patient

Geneticist Wendy Chung helps her patient Susannah put on a doctor’s lab coat. Susannah suffers from a rare genetic disease, as detailed in a new documentary about the history of genetics.

© The Gene: An Intimate History

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