Why the Knotted Language of DNA Sounds Like Music

Knot theory hasn't been the only unexpected math to pop up during DNA research. Scientists have used Venn diagrams to study DNA, and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. The architecture of DNA shows traces of the "golden ratio" of length to width found in classical edifices like the Parthenon. Geometry enthusiasts… » 7/17/12 2:40pm 7/17/12 2:40pm