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Nobel Prize for discovering DNA to go under the hammer

Sixty years after Nobel Prize winning scientist Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA, his family is offering the coveted medal for sale at an auction in New York. This will be the first......

Yeddyurappa sets deadline for Karnataka governor

Virtually serving an ultimatum to H R Bhardwaj, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday threatened to plunge into an agitation against the governor, who had sought President's rule in......

Kashmiris wake up to normalcy after 9 days

After a weeklong suffocating curfew, residents of Kashmir stepped out as free citizens again on Sunday, rediff.com's Sahim Salim reports. After three days of incessant rains, clouds cleared in......

Bigwigs dont have the 'heart' for jail

Whenever a bigwig is sentenced  by a court to imprisonment, it has become a routine for them to immediately seek medical treatment for a heart condition. Recently in the Ruchika molestation......

They give the disabled a second chance at life

Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust, which is run by Mahendra Mehta and his wife Asha, brings hope and gives a second chance at life to thousands of physically handicapped people across India. Mehta,......

India among world's 15 most hardworking nations

Believe it or not, but India has been ranked as one of the most hardworking nations in the world in a survey conducted by Ipsos Global and Reuters late last month. The survey, in some select......

Salaried taxpayers may be spared filing returns

The Income Tax department is open to examining a proposal to exempt them from the annual chore. Asked whether the department would think about doing away with Income Tax returns for employees,......

Why a separate Rail Budget isn't necessary

A Central Administrative Tribunal order has recognised the need to do away with a separate Railway Budget Rarely do the orders of the Central Administrative Tribunal go beyond redressing the......

An 'app' a day to keep the doctor away

The smartphone you carry in your pocket can now inspire you to lead a fit life with a wide range of apps. Wouldn't it be nice if you could be motivated enough to get to the gym and work out, or......

Indian equities 2nd best in returns

India, the world's second fastest growing economy, also provided the second highest returns from equities, just behind Indonesia, an Asian Development Bank report said on Tuesday. The report,......

Review: Sherlock Holmes 2 is a worthy sequel

Raja Sen reviews says Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is ideal holiday entertainment. If Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were alive today, he'd sue.In the late great Leslie Nielsen's occasionally funny......

Where have you seen these gals before?

In the world of tinsel town, where pretty faces are launched every other Friday, it can get difficult to keep track. Here's a quick recap of the women who have featured in recent movies. Click......

The Star Wars reunion!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Original cast members (left-right) Billy Dee Williams, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew and Ewan McGregor, who starred in Star Wars:......

The man who cuts Rahman's hair

At 35, he's one of Bollywood's best known hairstylists. Among other things, Ryan D'Rozario was responsible for A R Rahman's straight hair at the Grammy Awards. Which is why it comes as a shock......

Why Spider Man should go James Bond's way

Almost a decade ago, when B-movie maestro Sam Raimi took fresh-faced arthouse actor Tobey Maguire and cast him as Spider-Man, most of the world was bewildered. Legal disputes had ensured that a......

Shane Watson ruled out of first Test against South Africa

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has been ruled out of the first Test against South Africa starting on Wednesday after a slow recovery from a calf injury. Watson did not bowl in an inter-squad......

Homework saga was handled pretty poor: McGrath

Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath says the handling of the 'homework gate' saga during the team's tour of India earlier this year was "pretty poor" and felt it "all blew up" in the middle......

I deserve this punishment: Pattinson

Paceman James Pattinson on Tuesday said he deserved axing from the side for his disrespectful ways and those who are criticising the decision, do not understand the new culture the team is trying......

Watson ton drives Australia to Canberra win

Shane Watson celebrated his return to international cricket with a sparkling innings of 122 to drive Australia to a 39-run victory over West Indies in the third one-dayer and an unassailable 3-0......

Injured Hilfenhaus leaves Australia short-staffed

Ben Hilfenhaus limped off the Bellerive Oval during the first Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday to almost certainly leave Australia a pace bowler short for the second time in three matches. -PHOTOS:......

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Q. What is DNA and who invenetd the first sequencing??
:  A. Not really an invention, as such. The DNA molecular chain was figured out in the sixties. I recommend the book " Double Helix ", which...... more

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Q. in what year was DNA discovered??:))
Sarma Ds:  A. DNA was first isolated by the Swiss physician Friedrich Miescher who, in 1869, discovered a microscopic substance in the pus of discarded surgical...... more

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Q. Frankling, Watson and Crick - for what are they famous ?
Sumita Ganguly:  A. Francis Crick, James D. Watson and Maurice Wilkins won a Nobel prize for the discovery of the helical structure of the DNA.Rosalind Franklin, a...... more

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vinayan joseph
Q. Who discovered the DNA structure?
Vinayan Joseph:  A. DNA was first isolated by the Swiss physician Friedrich Miescher in 1869, but in 1953 James D. Watson and Francis Crick suggested what is now...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-discovered-the-dna-structure/10704647/answers/10168303

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John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

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Could be Based on Doyle's 'The Adventure Of The Blue Carbuncle'?

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Seven Colombian Nationals Charged in Connection with the Murder of a DEA Agent Extradited to the United States

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KACES Day Celebrated to Mark Birthday of Founder Rt Rev Dr C D Jathanna

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