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April 25: Happy Birthday, Genetic Engineering!

April 25, 1953: Watson and Crick publish DNA double helix

The moment of the publication of the DNA double helix structure was, at the same time, the end of a long — and sometimes tragic — race, and the beginning of the age of DNA sequencing and genetic engineering; together with AI, one of the most promising and most dangerous technologies of our age.

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