What Mad Pursuit

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Basic Books, Aug 6, 2008 - Science - 208 pages
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Candid, provocative, and disarming, this is the widely-praised memoir of the co-discoverer of the double helix of DNA.
 

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User Review  - amarcobio - LibraryThing

Crick's view on the discovery of the DNA structure and other of his scientific endeavours. Interesting bits on his interactions with Brenner. This book is better than Watson's Double Helix in the sense that may be more accurate, but it is less engaging. Read full review

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User Review  - guhlitz - LibraryThing

This reading was one of the most fun I have had looking through the muse of a disciplined scientist. His re-telling of his modest beginnings, through his and his team discovering the DNA molecule and ... Read full review

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Francis Crick is the Kieckhefer Professor at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. He shared a Nobel Prize with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins in 1962 for the discovery of the structure of DNA, regarded as the greatest biological advance of the twentieth century.

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