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Inspired by the 'Life Fantastic' CHRISTMAS LECTURES we created a series of short films exploring the 23 pairs of human chromosomes and the mitochondrial DNA that make up the building blocks of life.

Search for the hidden videos by using the microscope lens to find the correct chromosome number matching the date. You can zoom into the image to bring the chromosomes into focus using the '+' and '-' buttons. 

To view previous days' videos, simply select the date from the list at the top of the page. Plus, can you find the four mystery christmas items hidden in the image?

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