November 30, 2012
DNA Imaged w/ Electron Microscope for 1st Time
Roland Pease, NewScientist
It's the most famous corkscrew in history. Now an electron microscope has captured the famous Watson-Crick double helix in all its glory, by imaging threads of DNA resting on a silicon bed of nails. The technique will let researchers see how proteins, RNA and other biomolecules interact with DNA.
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