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most nothing chemical that the geneticist could grasp at . Moreover , the chemists who did work on DNA were almost always organic chemists with no interest in genetics . Kalckar was a bright exception . In the summer of 1945 he had come ...
What was worse , it was possible to get a university degree in biology without learning any genetics . That was not to say that the geneticists themselves provided any intellectual help . You would have thought that with all their talk ...
In 1946 Joshua , then only twenty , burst upon the biological world by announcing that bacteria mated and showed genetic recombination . Since then he had carried out such a prodigious number of pretty experiments that virtually no one ...
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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