The triumph of 1953

  • Julie Clayton
  • Carina Dennis

Abstract

The year 1953 was an astonishing one in which the new partnership of physics and biology yielded one of the twentieth century’s greatest triumphs: the discovery of the DNA double helix. The twisting ladder-like structure, with paired bases forming the ‘rungs’, was to spark a revolution in biology and medicine.

Keywords

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© Julie Clayton 2003

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  • Julie Clayton
  • Carina Dennis

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