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1940 and 1950 a growing number of scientists ( the phage group ) who studied
phages with the hope that they would eventually learn how the genes controlled
cellular heredity . Leading this group were Luria and his German - born friend ...
Despite Joshua ' s fabulous cranium , the genetics of bacteria became messier
each year . ... however , were required to understand that the discovery of the two
sexes might soon make the genetic analysis of bacteria straightforward .
ute equal amounts of genetic material , even though the resulting analysis was
perversely complex . In contrast , Bill ' s reasoning started from the seemingly
arbitrary hypothesis that only a fraction of the male chromosomal material enters
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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