Rosalind Franklin and DNA

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 221 pages
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Rosalind Franklin's research was central to the Nobel Prize?inning discovery of DNA's double-helix structure. Known only as the bossy, unfeminine "Rosy" in James Watson's The Double Helix, Franklin never received the credit she was due during her lifetime. In this classic work Anne Sayre sets the record straight.
  

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User Review  - Bill Daniels - Goodreads

As a DNA freek (where would I be without it?), I am fascinated with the research and researchers that figured out the elegant structure. Rosalind Franklin did some amazing work in producing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas A Wiebe - Goodreads

Good biography of the experimental physicist Rosalind Franklin by her friend Anne Sayre, but the subsequent book by Brenda Maddox, The Dark Lady of DNA is much better. Sayre had real difficulty ... Read full review

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Contents

An Introduction
15
Rosalind
25
Paris
67
The Problem
76
One Cannot Explain These Clashes of Personality
94
The Making of a Discovery
108
She Was Definitely Antihelical
120
On the One Hand a Defeat On the Other a Triumph
137
Winner Take All
156
What She Touched She Adorned
168
The Last Chapter
182
Afterword
188
Notes
201
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Anne Sayre was a well-known journalist and a close friend of Rosalind Franklin's.

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