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Laboratory poster - roundworm C. elegans DNA mosaic image - laboratory decoration - lab wall art - research poster - science poster

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DNAprints are an inspired new way to showcase the beauty of the natural world with a detailed mosaic that’s built with real DNA. Using more than 30,000 individually colored and arranged base pairs of authentic DNA sequence from the roundworm scientific model organism (Caenorhabditis elegans), I’ve created a unique image of one of the most well-studied organisms on the planet.

I call these images DNAprints because DNA forms the "blue print" or "finger print" of an organism. These mosaics are carefully constructed from the tiniest biological fingerprint of organisms for a unique look that holds a powerful message. We see beauty at the surface but I am inspired to show the true story underneath and the complexity of an underlying architecture of life. My art showcases their beauty in a new, inspired way with a beautifully complex mosaic built with real DNA

C. elegans is what scientists call a model organism - meaning it has been the subject of many scientific studies and has taught us a lot of what we know about science. They are microscopic and live in the soil. They are either hermaphrodites or males - there are no females. Other types of model organisms include lab mice, fruit flies (Drosophila), a plant called Arabidopsis thaliana, yeast, and zebrafish. This graphic is a new way of visualizing the underlying architecture of life. A must-have for science-lovers and nature enthusiasts!

As part of creating this image, I modified a photograph by Snickclunk (Flickr) under creative commons license CC_BY

If you have a favorite animal you'd like to see, or you want a custom DNAprint of your pet, see my custom print listing: https://www.etsy.com/listing/220516000/custom-dnaprint-personalized-image-of?ref=shop_home_active_3
DNAprints are an inspired new way to showcase the beauty of the natural world with a detailed mosaic that’s built with real DNA. Using more than 30,000 individually colored and arranged base pairs of authentic DNA sequence from the roundworm scientific model organism (Caenorhabditis elegans), I’ve created a unique image of one of the most well-studied organisms on the planet.

I call these images DNAprints because DNA forms the "blue print" or "finger print" of an organism. These mosaics are carefully constructed from the tiniest biological fingerprint of organisms for a unique look that holds a powerful message. We see beauty at the surface but I am inspired to show the true story underneath and the complexity of an underlying architecture of life. My art showcases their beauty in a new, inspired way with a beautifully complex mosaic built with real DNA

C. elegans is what scientists call a model organism - meaning it has been the subject of many scientific studies and has taught us a lot of what we know about science. They are microscopic and live in the soil. They are either hermaphrodites or males - there are no females. Other types of model organisms include lab mice, fruit flies (Drosophila), a plant called Arabidopsis thaliana, yeast, and zebrafish. This graphic is a new way of visualizing the underlying architecture of life. A must-have for science-lovers and nature enthusiasts!

As part of creating this image, I modified a photograph by Snickclunk (Flickr) under creative commons license CC_BY

If you have a favorite animal you'd like to see, or you want a custom DNAprint of your pet, see my custom print listing: https://www.etsy.com/listing/220516000/custom-dnaprint-personalized-image-of?ref=shop_home_active_3

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DNAprint made this item with help from

  • PrintDropper.com, Lansing, MI
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  • PrintDropper.com, Lansing, MI

Laboratory poster - roundworm C. elegans DNA mosaic image - laboratory decoration - lab wall art - research poster - science poster

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