Today is National DNA Day
, an annual tribute to of the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953. Celebrate all-things-DNA with this SciFri sampler.
In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick pieced together the structure of DNA — the now-famous double helix. To celebrate the release of a new annotated and illustrated edition of his 1968 book, The Double Helix, James Watson reflects on the discovery.