By: Mariah Kelchen and Paris Schaul
Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, Francis H., C. Crick and James D. Watson discovered the chemical structure of DNA, starting a new branch of science--molecular biology.
Barbara McClintock was awarded the Nobel Prize for her discovery that genes are able to change position on chromosomes.
An international team of scientists began the project to map the human genome.
Dolly the Sheep became the first adult animal clone.