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Award-winning science reporting by Sally Lehrman with an emphasis on race relations, identity and gender.












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A warming planet prompts evolution. Our life circumstances encode themselves onto our genes, to be inherited by our children. Genetically modified crops are the answer, some think, to a hungry world. And one day, we may be able to control learning and memory in our brains just by changing our minds. As the pace of genetic research accelerates, old assumptions fall away anDNA Files logod new technology pushes society, medicine and law in unexpected directions.

The DNA Files tells the story of genetics advances in medical and environmental sciences across the nation and what they mean for society now and into the future. SoundVision Productions' hallmark science reporting, characterized by leading-edge topics, thorough reporting, creative production and balance, underpins all. The DNA Files brings genetics discoveries and its social implications to people around the country in its collaborations with local public radio stations, the ethnic media and museums.

SoundVision has produced results-oriented science journalism for more than a decade. The DNA Files 3, the third of three award-winning series, has been aired on more than 300 U.S. public radio outlets (including nine of the top ten markets), in six countries including three national networks, and by the Armed Forces Network.