The Biology of The Doctor

Rebekah Garratt


The Doctor is estimated to be over 2000 years old. Although humanoid in appearance The Doctor is of a different species entirely, Time Lords, Dominus temporis [1]. Humans and Time Lords share many similar physiological and genomic traits but they also massively differ. We cannot dissect or sequence the genome of Time Lords therefore we must use examples found in nature to explain some of the traits Time Lords and The Doctor have. This paper looks at these examples and how they explain certain features found in Time Lords. 


TV programme; Biology; Genetics; Regeneration; Time Lord; Doctor Who

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