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Today in History: Watson and Crick Decipher DNA 

Can you imagine the significance of unlocking the secret of creation? If so, you'd appreciate¬†the fervent race to determine the structure of DNA, the hereditary material found in humans and almost all living organisms. Maybe you did not realize that behind two great men, American molecular biologist James Watson and British¬†biophysicist and neuroscientist Francis Crick, …

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Today in History: Children Receive First Polio Vaccine 

I recall my mother saying that the only thing she ever regretted being unable to do was ride a bike, a simple pleasure I well know in life -- and one that I take advantage of in commuting. Shortly after I was born, the doctors fused her kneecap, for muscles were deteriorating to a bad …

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