|dethalternate||Date: Tuesday, 04-December-2012, 1:56 AM | Message # 1|
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Now, for the first time, humans have captured direct photos of DNA. Discovery News reports Enzo di Fabrizio, a researcher at the University of Genoa, Italy, has developed a technique that pulls strands of DNA between two miniscule silicone pillars, then photographs them via an electron microscope.
At this point, New Scientist notes, the technique actually photographs seven strands of DNA wrapped into what's referred to as a "cord." That's because the electrons emitted by the microscope are too powerful to take a picture of a single strand without destroying it.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012....03.html