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As a consequence , John Kendrew soon realized that I was unlikely to help him solve the myoglobin structure . Since he was unable to grow large crystals of horse myoglobin , he initially hoped I might have a greener thumb .
I GAVE John and Elizabeth Kendrew the scoop about DNA when I joined them for breakfast on Monday morning . Elizabeth appeared delighted that success was almost within our grasp , while John took the news more calmly .
At High Table John kept the conversation away from serious matters , letting loose only the possibility that Francis and I were going to solve the DNA structure by model building . Chargaff , as one of the world's experts on DNA ...
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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