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Even when he met those who thought his decision to go into biology made sense , he couldn't trust their judgment . After all , they didn't know any biology , and so it was best to take their remarks as politeness , even condescension ...
over , the proportion of adenine and thymine groups varied with their biological origin . The DNA of some organisms had an excess of A and T , while in other forms of life there was an excess of G and C. No explanation for his striking ...
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 . This March , however , I had written ...
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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