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Conceivably this fact affected my casual pursuit of chemistry . For why should I
get excited learning boring chemical facts as long as the chemists never provided
anything incisive about the nucleic acids ? The odds , however , were against ...
The fact that Pauling ' s deductions about symmetry were no more inspired than
our awkward efforts of the year before would , I thought , amuse her . The result
was just the opposite . Instead , she became increasingly annoyed with my ...
A few minutes later he spotted the fact that the two glycosidic bonds ( joining
base and sugar ) of each base pair were systematically related by a diad axis
perpendicular to the helical axis . Thus , both pairs could be flipflopped over and
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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