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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 .
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 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tgraettinger - LibraryThing
Wonderful account of the discovery of DNA. Had almost the feel of a detective novel. It's a very easy, quick read. If you can find it, there is a video, "The Race for the Double Helix" aka "Life Story ... Read full review
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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