DNA II: The Structure of DNA

by Nathan H Lents, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

DNA from the Beginning

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - an animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.

DNA interactive

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Symphony of life: making music out of the human genome

The Guardian

Rosalind Franklin: DNA's unsung hero

Ted Ed - Cláudio L. Guerra


Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin


Molecular structure of nucleic acids: A structure for deoxyribose nucelic acis

Watson and Crick's 1953 Nature paper describing the structure of DNA.

News & Events

King Tut Mysteries Solved

National Geographic - Report on the first DNA study ever conducted with ancient Egyptian royal mummies.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education