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The DNA spiral is a Golden Section The DNA molecule, the program for all life, is based on the golden section. It measures 34 angstroms long by 21 angstroms wide for each full cycle of its double helix spiral. 34 and 21, of course, are numbers in the Fibonacci series and their ratio, 1.6190476 closely approximates phi, 1.6180339. B-DNA has spirals in phi proportions
The Fibonacci Numbers: Connections within the Mathematics and Calendrical Systems of Ancient Mesoamerica