March 31, 2020
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Rosalind Franklin discovers the double helix shape of DNA
Scientists prove that sickle-cell anemia occurs due to a change in a single amino acid.
Dr. Samuel Katz and Dr. John F. Enders develop the first vaccine for measles.
The first vaccine for rubella is developed.
The first monoclonal antibodies are produced.
Scientists in Switzerland clone mice.
Trachea derived from stem cells transplanted into human recipient
Congress funds the Human Genome Project, a massive effort to map and sequence the human genetic code.
The complete genetic code of the human chromosome is deciphered.
Researchers identify three new genes associated with Alzheimer's disease.
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