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Seventy years ago, on February 28.1953, Cambridge University scientists James D. Watson and Francis Crick announced  that they had determined the double-helix structure of DNA (short for deoxyribonucleic acid). DNA was discovered in 1869 but its significant genetic inheritance role was not demonstrated until 1943. Many other Scientists were working on figuring out the structure of DNA. Read more

Source: NIH National Library of Medicine