Tag Archives : DNA

Finding DNA sculptures in London


On Sunday, a group of friends and I set out to find the DNA sculptures that are scattered around London this summer. The weather wasn’t the best, and we started the journey in heavy rain, but it got a little bit better later. We didn’t make it to all 21 schedules, but we saw 19 of them and you can…

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DNA sculptures in London – walking tour


This summer London is host to another series of artist-decorated sculptures. After elephants, buses, and book benches, this time the theme is DNA! Join me and other local science communication folks on a walking tour on July 26. The sculptures, in support of Cancer Research UK,  will be on display around London until early September. A group of science communicators…

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DNA scarf


A great find on Flickr: watergirl made this DNA scarf: Flickr user thomasina also made a DNA scarf, at a different magnification.

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DNA art


“DNA11 creates abstract art from a sample of your DNA”, says their website. While this is a pretty cool idea, I don’t agree with “abstract art”. To me; it’s just an enormous print of a very standard DNA analysis. There isn’t really anything abstract about it: it’s a photo, and the white bands are DNA. I was glad to see…

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Knitted DNA


Kimberly Chapman has several knitted patterns of coils and helices on her website. Most of them are snakes, but…one of them is a DNA helix! Baby’s First DNA From the site: “This is a knitted model of DNA, complete with GC/TA base pairs represented by orange-green bars with a pointed join and blue-yellow bars with a stepped join (because there…

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