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That day I was tracking down Max Delbrück . Before I had left Copenhagen for
Cambridge , he had offered me a research position in the biology division of Cal
Tech and arranged a Polio Foundation fellowship , to start in September 1952 .
With the helical TMV picture now in my pocket , I felt more confident that Delbrück
would at last wholeheartedly approve my liking for Cambridge . A few minutes '
conversation , nonetheless , revealed no basic change in his outlook . Almost no
After Linus ' talk , Delbrück told Schomaker he was not convinced that Linus was
right , for he had just received my note saying that I had a new idea for the DNA
structure . Delbrück ' s comments were passed on immediately to Pauling , who ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pramodghuge - LibraryThing
A very personal account by the author James Watson on how he and his colleague Francis Crick with the help of others beat Linus Pauling to win the coveted Nobel prize for identifying the structure of ... Read full review
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I read about a third of it. I found the story wandered and wasn't clear. His treatment of Rosalind Franklin sounded like something written in the 1950s. It was at that point that I decided the book ... Read full review