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Gregor Mendel discovers the basic principles of genetics
Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin image DNA crystals via X-ray. These images are the basis for the conclusions of Watson and Crick.
James Watson and Francis Crick discover the double helix structure of DNA
Erwin Chargaff demonstrates that the bases of DNA are equal = there is an A for every T and a C for every G.
William Astbury takes the first X-ray diffraction pictures of DNA
The Nobel Prize in Medicine 1962 was awarded jointly to Francis Crick, Watson and Maurice Wilkins for their discoveries involving DNA
Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species.
Dolly the Sheep was the first mammal to be cloned.
Human Genome project begins, funded by the US Government
James Watson's Watson own DNA sequence published.
James Watson was born. He would study Biology and Zoology in Cambridge. He also won the Peace Prize in 1962.
Francis Crick was born. He was Molecular Biologist and Biophysicist. He studied in UCL in and died in 2004
Rosalind Franklin was born. She was a English Chemist and X-ray crystallographer. She studied in Cambridge and died in 1958 at 27.
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