Attack of the Mutants

Attack of the Mutants

Will Genetic Doping Replace Steroids?

Streaming Video - 2011
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In the not-so-distant future, athletes and other physically active people won't use needles, pills, or stick-ons for extra strength and endurance-those traits will be cultivated genetically. But one person's athletic utopia is another's sci-fi nightmare, and the World Anti-Doping Agency is already raising the alarm. This program examines the controversy in the wider context of biomedical advances as well as in the arena of sports. Featured case studies include gene therapy experiments with mice conducted by famed researcher Dr. Nadia Rosenthal and several other genetically relevant medical examples. Renowned geneticist Dr. Theodore Freidmann is also interviewed.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2010
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (52 min.) :,sd., col., digital file

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