January 31, 2020
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Dr. James Watson and Dr. Francis Crick reveal the 3-D structure of DNA.
The first automatic protein sequencer, the Moore-Stein amino acid analyzer, is developed.
French scientists discover messenger RNA (mRNA).
The first vaccine for rubella is developed.
Genetically engineered bacteria are used to synthesize the human growth protein somatostatin.
Genetic fingerprinting is allowed in courts.
The first federally approved gene therapy treatment is performed successfully.
The complete genetic code of the human chromosome is deciphered.
Chemists in Japan create the first DNA molecule made almost entirely of artificial parts.
Scientists discover how to use human skin cells to create embryonic stem cells.
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