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... small meeting at Ann Arbor , where he met Perutz ' coworker , John Kendrew , then on an extended trip to the States . Most fortunately , Kendrew made a favorable impression on Luria ; like Kalckar , he was civilized and in addition ...
John Kendrew was still in the States , but my arrival was not unexpected . A brief letter from John said that an American biologist might work with him during the following year . I explained that I was ignorant of how X rays diffract ...
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 .
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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