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New things Tucson researchers are discovering about DNA

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[Source: Az Biz] - Deoxyribonucleic acid — better known as DNA — it’s the organic document that contains the blueprints for everything we’re made up of, including things we don’t even know yet. 

April 25 was National DNA Day. It commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix by Drs. James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. The genome is the entirety of an organism’s hereditary information and it is encoded in a person’s DNA.

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