DNA: Tim Parrott

"DNA is the genetic material in eggs and sperm which enables animals and plants to reproduce. The full story of how it achieves this only became known in the 1960s, and the surprise then at how comprehensible it is continues to this day. This two Thursdays’ course will reveal the excitement behind this beacon of Popular Science. "

Tutor: Tim Parrott

"Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge. "