Left Handed DNA
- Tom Schneider
version = 1.17 of leftyear2014.txt 2014 Dec 30
Our Story So Far:
The story line, if you have not had time to
previous 790 or so entries
(!) is my slow realization that earth
is being invaded by left handed DNA people ...
NOTE: I am currently NOT adding entries with images - too much else to do!! Please enjoy a visit to my web site and read my papers.
Search for more images. First reported on 2014 Jun 25, as of 2014 Jun 26 (Thanks to John Garavelli and Anonymous for the Russian link. for pointing this one out!)
Monument laboratory mice appeared in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok
Monument to the laboratory mouse, the binder of the DNA strand, opened in the heart of the Centre, a park near the Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS. It is expected that there will also stands with information on the use for research purposes other laboratory animals, July 1, the correspondent Sib.fm with the opening ceremony.
Monument called "Mouse, knitting strand of DNA" was opened in the park behind the SPF-Vivarium of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics on July 1. According to the director of the Institute of academician Nikolai Kolchanov, the monument symbolizes the gratitude for the animal that humanity has the ability to use mice to study animal genes, molecular and physical mechanisms of diseases, development of new drugs.
The first stone of the monument was laid on June 1, 2012, on the image of the mouse worked Novosibirsk artist Andrew Kharkevich, which created more than a dozen sketches. Among the many variants of classical and stylized images of animals creators chose mouse knitting needles on the DNA strand. It is this image sculptor Alexei Agrikolyansky embodied in stone.
"It combines the image of the laboratory mouse, and a scientist, because they are related to each other and serve as one case. Mice captured in a moment of scientific discovery. If you peer into her eyes, you can see that this mouse has come up with something. But the whole symphony of scientific discovery, joy, "eureka!" Has not yet sounded, "- described the project Kharkevich.
In addition to the monument on the territory of the park there will be booths with information on laboratory animals SPF-vivarium, and the scientific discoveries made with them of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, told members of the Institute.
Recall that a two-meter monument and square with tiled walkways and benches cost 1.7 million rubles for the project institute collected donations.
Sterling Silver DNA Helix - 22in chain $65.95 This is handmade for the RDFRS store by a silversmith in Oregon in the United States and has a copper accent soldered to the end of each leg of the helix. It is approximately 3" or 7.5 cm long and comes with a very nice Italian sterling silver chain.First reported on 2014 Nov 15, as of 2014 Nov 16 (Thanks to a worker at Rolls-Royce for pointing this one out!)
For your first visit to the Left Handed Hall of Fame page I suggest that you follow the story over all of the years. After that you can look at each year individually from the table below. Note: just because a year has gone by does not mean we haven't found more examples for that year!
|Year||Number of Left Handed DNAs|
|1990||16 (5 from the Tessman letter)|
|2005||44 (minimizing images)|
|2006||17 (minimizing images)|
|2007||26 (no images, sorry)|
|2008||16 (no images, sorry)|
|2009||23 (no images, sorry)|
|2010||26 (no images, sorry)|
|2011||11 (only 2 images, sorry)|
|2012||11 (only rare images, sorry)|
|2013||12 (only rare images, sorry)|
|2014||12 (only rare images, sorry)|
|2015||3 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)|
|2016||2 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)|
|2017||4 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)|