EDUCATION PLUS

The DNA colossus

THE PASSING of Francis Crick at the age of 88 has brought up another moment to look at the Double Helical structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) first described in 1953 and the road to what is seen as one of the most important contributions to Science in the 20th Century.

Here are some web resources that present a scientific perspective, including a first person review by Crick, the laureate himself:

The DNA Timeline - http://www.dna50.org.uk/history_of_dna/timeline/index_text.asp

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