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Watson and Crick didn’t have the full story, it appears! Scientists at the University of Cambridge have released a new study showing that 4-stranded DNA exists within the human genome. (Fro Sci didn’t prepare me for this!) It is being called the G-quadruplexes, and there is excitement over its potential to aid in cancer research. Only […]

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Dr. Rosalind Franklin, the woman who took the picture that provided James Watson and Francis Crick with the “critical evidence” for their model of DNA, was posthumously awarded an Honorary Horowitz Prize by the Columbia University Medical Center yesterday.  When employed at King’s College London, she worked with x-ray diffraction analysis of DNA and took […]

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