DNA in the News
But not a big story
June 13, 1953
The popular press does not take much notice of the discovery, except for a few short articles in the science sections of newspapers:
Drs. Watson and Crick find clue to chemistry of heredity by solving molecular pattern of nucleic acid DNA.
(13 June 1953). New York Times, p. 8.
|Newspaper Article Characteristics|
|TIMELINESS:||Provides the most up-to-date information available. Usually carries live reports from "on-the-scene" with little time for analysis.|
|CONTENT:||May include interviews with people involved or eyewitnesses to the event|
|TYPE OF SOURCE:||Primary|