Paul Andersen describes the major mutations found in the living world. He starts with an analogy comparing the information in DNA with the information in a recipe. Changes in the DNA can result in changes to the protein, like changes in the recipe can result in changes in the food. He describes the three major point mutations; substitutions, deletions and insertions. He also describes several chromosomal mutations. Courtesy of bozemanbiology
Covers 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic as a vehicle to look at viruses and disease , as well as the use of modern biological tools to improve human health.