Hopeful Monsters (1998)

Film details

  • Country

    Great Britain

  • Year

    1998

Alternative titles

  • Hopeful Monsters Original

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Synopsis

Documentary series. When biologist Mike Levine came across a picture of a mutant fruit fly with two perfectly formed legs in place of its antennae, he realised it held the key to how a basic genetic toolkit constructs complex animals. Could the building blocks of nature offer practical applications for medicine?

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