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When Umar Mohammad was assigned to create something he's passionate about, the 12 year old decided to combine his love of genetics with music. (Courtesy of Sameena Kouser)
When Umar Mohammad was assigned to create something he's passionate about, the 12 year old decided to combine his love of genetics with music. (Courtesy of Sameena Kouser)

Umar Mohammad lives in Austin, Texas. When he was assigned by his teacher to create something he's passionate about, the 12-year-old decided to combine his love of genetics with music. He examined the genome of the coronavirus and made music out of it.

KUT's Joy Diaz (@KUTjoydiaz) reports.

This segment aired on May 1, 2020.

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