Chromosome Forest

Third floor. Since Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA in the fifties, biology and genetics have made giant leaps in only a few decades.
El bosque de cromosomas del Museu cuenta con actividades de todo tipo

The Chromosome Forest, 23 pairs of gigantic chromosomes, represents the human species’ genome on a large scale. Strolling around this display, you’ll discover many secrets: How much water is in the human body? What is our chemical composition? What lets us listen? Where does blood go when it leaves the heart?