Datebook: April 25 - Watson and Crick Publish The Discovery of DNA 60 Years Ago

Apr 25, 2013

If you're looking for a little light reading, search for the article, "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid." It was the first publication describing the discovery of DNA, which overhauled the study of biology and genetics. 50 years later, The Human Genome Project was complete.

It’s Thursday, April 25

An exhibit of quilts by Dr. Nancy J. Dawson is on display at the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah through Saturday. The quilts tell the stories of African Americans throughout history. The exhibit is open daily from 10 to 4, and Dawson gives a lecture tonight at 6.  For more information, visit

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive this afternoon beginning at 12:30 and lasting until 5:30 at First Presbyterian Church in Murray. All blood types are needed. The church is located at 1601 West Main Street.

The Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry sells tulip bulbs as part of the "Tulips for Food Drive" program. The bulbs are $3 a dozen or $5 for two dozen and are for sale at Needline, 424 S. Ninth Street, Monday through Thursday from 8 to 1. For more information, call (270) 247-6333.

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