Here’s the Google Doodle of Nobel Prize-winning DNA researcher Har Gobind Khorana. And here’s a great cartoon about DNA from TED-Ed
Your body is made of cells — but how does a single cell know to become part of your nose, instead of your toes? The answer is in your body’s instruction book: DNA. Joe Hanson compares DNA to a detailed manual for building a person out of cells — with 46 chapters (chromosomes) and hundreds of thousands of pages covering every part of you.
Each Saturday Morning here at Adafruit is Saturday Morning Cartoons! Be sure to check our cartoon and animated posts both nostalgic and new that inspire makers of all ages! You’ll find how-tos for young makers, approaches to learning about science and engineering, and all sorts of comic strip and animated Saturday Morning fun! Be sure to check out our Adafruit products featuring comic book art while you’re at it!