Within this area of study, the focus is on the changes that can occur in the physical, chemical, and biological structure of DNA and the changes that can take place. Within this course study, you can get a better understanding of what mutagens are, how they work and how prevalent they are. Discover some of the most common mutations, ones that are responsible for 'normal' things we enjoy today, and what the difference is between mutated cells and normal cells. Viewers will understand how mutagens impact and work on DNA or the specific aspects of the genetic code. You will learn that some mutations can be beneficial, most are benign, and some cause cancers and other diseases.