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Video 20: Matthew Meselson, clip 3

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Matt Meselson is a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. His laboratory studies sexual reproduction and genetic recombination, and how and why they are maintained in evolution.
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how dna replicates, matthew meselson, molecular and cellular biology, genetic recombination, laboratory studies, sexual reproduction, harvard university, watson, evolution
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