James Dewey Watson

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Noun1.James Dewey Watson - United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)James Dewey Watson - United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)
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In 2011, Barton received the National Medal of Science for her discovery of new chemistry of the DNA helix.
He also cites sacred geometry from the natural world as strong influences, too, such as the spiral which can be found in shells, celestial bodies, or in the DNA helix.
Recently, Blainey demonstrated that DNA-binding proteins track the DNA helix as they slide and discovered new classes of biomolecules with sliding activity.
The latest study moves life beyond the four letters - the molecules or bases that pair up in the DNA helix - and introduces two new letters of life called X and Y.
Unpublished drafts of her papers clearly showed that she had independently determined the overall form of the DNA helix (phosphate groups on the outside of the structure, as opposed to the original models of Watson and Crick as well as those of Pauling with the phosphates backasswards on the inside).
Similarly at the opera's brutal ending, we have the image of the slaughtered Lulu's bloody torso pressed against the opaque screen that encompasses the DNA helix staircase that is the centre of the circus frame.