First Direct Image of DNA Double Helix

New submitter bingbat writes “Scientists at the University at Genoa, Italy have successfully photographed the double-helix structure of a single strand of DNA, using a tunneling electron microscope. This marks the first visual confirmation of its structure.” The full paper is behind a paywall, but the linked abstract includes the picture that’s worth a thousand words.

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