Byline: Joseph Szadkowski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Genetics has come a long way from Gregor Mendel's groundbreaking experiments with pea plants in the 1800s to the discovery by James Watson and Francis Crick of the double helix structure of the deoxyribonucleic acid molecule in 1953.
The ability to successfully analyze the very core of the protein building blocks that make up all living things has created a world of science-fiction-like possibilities in medical research. In 1997, the National Institutes of Health created an exhibit in its Clinical Center to examine this topic. The information has been updated and moved into cyberspace.
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