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Most of our conversation , instead , centered on Rosy Franklin . More trouble than ever was coming from her . She was now insisting that not even Maurice himself should take any more X - ray photographs of DNA .
Suddenly Rosy came from behind the lab bench that separated us and began moving toward me . Fearing that in her hot anger she might strike me , I grabbed up the Pauling manuscript and hastily retreated to the open door .
Thinking that Rosy wanted nothing to do with him , he spoke largely to Maurice , until he slowly perceived that Rosy wanted his crystallographic advice and was prepared to exchange unconcealed hostility for conversation between equals .
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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