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60 years ago three Rockefeller University scientists solved a revolutionary scientific mystery.
What is the chemical basis of heredity? While some scientists suggested DNA, other researchers countered that the more complex proteins must make up our genes. On February 1, 1944 Rockefeller University solved the mystery: it’s DNA.
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The Rockefeller University, "60 YEARS AGO" (2004). Posters. 54.