Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Fact of the Day: Oswald Avery

Oswald Avery was a Canadian-American scientist who isolated DNA and proved it carried genetic information from parent to child. Before the experiment in 1944, many had believed that proteins carried genes through the generations. 

12 comments:

  1. Interesting! I had never put much thought into the who came up with DNA experimentation.

    ~Pau
    www.lilbitsofchic.com

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  2. This is not a name I recognize, seems he should have been more recognized.

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  3. Smart guy indeed, proved once more current science isn't always correct

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  4. I don't recognize his name, should be better known.

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  5. I agree with John. Something that significant, why isn't he more well known?

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  6. So many clever people in the world!

    -Kati

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  7. Seems like a lot of discoveries were made around that time and before. Not many great discoveries these days.

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  8. Another important person I know nothing about.

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  9. WAIT...WHAT..???DNA...1944..?
    did i read that right?

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