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Sir Lawrence flatly denied prior knowledge of Francis ' efforts and was thoroughly
insulted by the implication that he had underhandedly used another scientist ' s
ideas . On the other hand , Francis found it impossible to believe that Bragg ...
Tommy ' s facility for making a far - out idea seem plausible set Francis to
wondering whether an argument could be made for a “ perfect biological
principle . ” Knowing that Griffith was interested in theoretical schemes for gene
replication , he ...
Instead , he was referring to the likewith - like idea . Fortunately , by the time my
letter reached Cal Tech the base pairs had fallen out . If they had not , I would
have been in the dreadful position of having to inform Delbrück and Pauling that I
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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