The double helix: a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA
By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries. With humility unspoiled by false modesty, Watson relates his and Crick's desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work.
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Review: The Double HelixUser Review - Aurelien - Goodreads
Ego, ambition, tensions, quarrels, conflicts of interests... Sadly or not, science goes hand in hand with the little defects of human nature. The race having led to the discovery of the structure of ... Read full review
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I have no doubt that James Watson was a (pretty) competent scientist - although the way he writes it, every thing seemed to favor him up to the discovery of the double helix structure. He chose the ... Read full review
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Physics Today March 2003
See for example, W. Sullivan in jd Watson's The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA, Norton Critical Edition, ...
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A Reader's Guide to The Double Helix
"Francis: Do you think we were lucky to have solved it?" [Click for Video] · The Double Helix by James D. Watson is an extraordinary manuscript, ...
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The Francis Crick Papers: The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953
Biographical Information; The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953; Defining the Genetic Coding Problem, 1954-1957 · Deciphering the Genetic Code, ...
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The Double Helix
The Double Helix. Quick, what do you get when you double a helix? The answer, as everyone knows, is a Nobel Prize. Exactly fifty years ago this month, ...
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Quiet debut for the double helix
Watson, jd The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the. Structure of DNA (Atheneum, New York, 1968). [Norton Critical Edition (ed. ...
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Vocabulary from The Double Helix by James D Watson for VOCAB U.
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January 1968. The Double Helix by James Watson I have never seen Francis Crick in a modest mood. Perhaps in other company he is that way, but I have never ...
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The Third Man of the Double Helix | Science in School
The Third Man of the Double Helix. Submitted by sis on Fri, 2007-03-09 17:29. Biology | English | Issue 4 | Review. By Maurice Wilkins ...
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DNA - The Double Helix
The sentence "This structure has novel features which are of considerable biological interest" may be one of science's most famous understatements. ...
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Who cares about the double helix? : Article : Nature
Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, ...
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