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DNA science in pictures
Francis Crick's old digs in Cambridge
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Francis Crick lived in this house in Cambridge, now marked by a golden helix.
All photos by Phil Coomes
Crick and Watson room exterior
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Crick and James Watson worked in this room to build their famous DNA model.
Office view
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Crick and Watson's room is now an office - the famous model used to hang in the far corner.
DNA model, Science Museum
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The reconstructed model is now on display at the Science Museum, London.
Image courtesy Science Museum, London
Eagle pub, Cambridge
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Francis Crick walked into the Eagle pub in Cambridge on 28 February 1953...
Eagle pub, Cambridge
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...and announced that he and James Watson had 'found the secret of life'.
DNA models
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Models and even origami instructions have spread familiarity with DNA's structure.
Courtesy Whipple Museum Cambridge
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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The Sanger Centre outside Cambridge is a centre of modern DNA research.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
DNA sequencing machines, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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Ranks of machines have revealed the genetic codes of species after species.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Colony picking robot, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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Robots like this select DNA samples for analysis.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
E. coli plates, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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A stock control system keeps track of thousands of bacteria plates.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Genome sculpture, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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A sculpture commemorates the species whose DNA codes are already uncovered.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute window
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A celebration of the human genome project.
Courtesy Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute






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