What is DNA?
Every living cell is made up of proteins and nucleic acid. DNA is the abbreviated (and easier to remember) name of this acid. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is made up of four parts that join together within a cell.
How was it discovered?
Scientists had known that DNA must exist for some time but did not know the structure or how it worked. In 1951 the scientists James Watson and Francis Crick began a chemical study with the aim of identification of the structure of DNA. They…