Tag: Double Helix

Repeated Racist Remarks Prompt Lab To Cut Ties With James Watson, Scientist Who Co-Discovered DNA Double Helix

James Watson, the scientist who co-discovered double helix structure of the DNA, has made several controversial statements about gender and race. The laboratory he once led is now stripping him of his titles for his repeated racist remarks.

Feature | Science January 14, 2019

Scientists Discover New Type Of Human DNA That Defies The Science Of Double Helix

Scientists discovered a new type of DNA that provided new information on gene structure and function. I-motifs are a four-strand twisted knot that is not exactly the shape of the double helix.

Biotech April 24, 2018

Electron Beams Reveal Surprising Way That DNA Replicates

Cutting-edge technology provides a brand new look at the DNA replication process, and it looks very different from what scientists previously thought.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 9, 2015

Supercoiled DNA More Dynamic Than Watson-Crick Double Helix, 3D Imaging Reveals

New research reveals a more complex structure of Watson and Crick's double helix DNA imaging. The study also shows DNA's shape-shifting tendencies.

Life October 13, 2015

Disgraced DNA Scientist James Watson Will Auction Nobel Prize Because He Needs Money

James Watson will auction his Nobel Prize medal in New York on Thursday. The molecular biologist became a Nobel laureate in 1962 for the discovery of the DNA double helix structure.

December 2, 2014

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