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DNA Imaged

09 Dec

Using an Electron Microscope, Enzo di Fabrizio and his team at the University of Genoa have produced the first clear image of the DNA double helix.

Very cool.

 

DNA Double Helix Structure

DNA Double Helix Structure

 

 

The DNA Double Helix

EM Picture of the DNA Double Helix

 

 

 

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4 Comments

Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “DNA Imaged

  1. robert w. walker (Rob)

    December 9, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    The electron microscope is an amazing device, and this is really amazing that now they have actually photoed the DNA strand – the artists rendition we have seen for some time but this…wow. I love science.

     
  2. Frank

    December 10, 2012 at 8:23 am

    These are amazing images.

    I use a Transmission Electron Microscope almost everyday and these images are great. It wasn’t easy to get them either. I only wish the scale bar as annotated so we could figure out the photomicrograph’s magnification.

    Another verification of Rosaline Franklin’s work

     
  3. Anne - Le French Book

    December 10, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Very cool indeed.

     
  4. James M. Keane

    December 10, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Beautiful resolution.

     

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