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I was much pleased when Watson asked me to write the foreword . There is in the
first place its scientific interest . The discovery of the structure by Crick and
Watson , with all its biological implications , has been one of the major scientific ...
On the other hand , there was absolutely no evidence against our hunch . If only
the King ' s groups had thought about models , they would have asked which salt
was present and we would not be placed in this tiresome position . But , with ...
Speaking down to the cobblestones , he asked me whether I found the talks as
tedious as he did . A few academics like Jacques Monod and Sol Spiegelman
were enthusiastic speakers , but generally there was so much droning that he
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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
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