"DNA neither cares nor knows. DNA just is. And we dance to its music."
- Richard Dawkins.
DNA serves to store genetic information, essentially the
blueprint of all life. The histone is a
protein structure that helps organize DNA. Here we see a montage of
images of cross-sectional slices of histones in an egg chamber of
Drosophila melanogaster, a fruit fly whose name in Greek means
"dark-bellied dew lover."
The images were captured using a 2-photon laser-scanning