1800s, when Mendel showed that characteristics are passed down from one generation to the next
When was X-ray crystallography invented?
Who produced crystallography photographs that helped determine the double-helix structure of DNA?
Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin
Who eventually confirmed the structure of DNA?
Francis Crick and James Watson
In what year did Crick & Watson make their discovery?
In what year did the Human Genome Project begin?
What did the Human Genome Project set out to do?
Map out the location of every single gene in the 23 chromosomes in every cell of the human body.
What are the results of the Human Genome Project?
New techniques for skin grafts and better vaccines / Better understanding of conditions such as Down's syndrome / Techniques to alter faulty genes to prevent genetic illnesses from developing / Use of stem cells for differentiation