Explainer: quadruple-helix DNA

09/12/2013 17:25

By Friederike Mansfeld, Monash University

DNA has been called many things: the king of molecules, the blueprint of life, and less excitingly but perhaps more accurately, the genetic code. DNA’s double helix, discovered in 1953 by James Watson and Francis Crick, is one of the most recognisable natural structures ever reported by scientists. [Read more] ...