If My Genes Are 98.8% Chimp, Am I Just 1.2% Human?

What makes us human, and what makes a chimp a chimp? In this discussion, visitors to our web site had the chance to ask two researchers who have studied our simian relatives about the similarities and differences between the species.

Producer Commentary

Reporter Julie Caine takes us on a visit to Maycoba, Mexico, where technology is bringing big changes.

Community Outreach

Bringing The DNA Files Closer to You

From Philadelphia to Fresno, our community partners are putting a local spin on The DNA Files — through radio coverage, hands-on activities, town hall meetings, a summer science lab for kids, and... More about the DNA files

The DNA Files was an award-winning series of radio programs hosted by John Hockenberry and guided by an outstanding panel of advisors. From 1998 to 2007 SoundVision researched and produced 19 one-hour radio programs, exploring not only the science of genetics, but its ethical, social and legal implications. More