Videos and Activities

Here we share videos about our research and science activities


How to extract DNA from a banana

Step by step instructions can be found at Ask a Biologist at "Seeing Banana DNA".

April 2016

Explaining male mutation bias

A short interview about male mutation bias following publication of our paper studying potential biases in how we measure the phenomenon.

September 2016

Fetal microchimerism

Fetal microchimerism occurs when a small number of cells from the developing fetus enter and persist in the pregnant body and postpartum. We reviewed current evidence for the effects of fetal microchimerism and generate testable hypotheses for how these cells may be affecting health long after birth.
October 2015

Our mtDNA ancestor

A short cartoon introduction to thinking about coalescence.