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Finally , there is the human interest story - - the impression made by Europe and
England in particular upon a young man from the States . He writes with a Pepys
- like frankness . Those who figure in the book must read it in a very forgiving ...
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 to
Most unexpectedly , Francis ' interest in DNA temporarily fell to almost zero less
than a week later . The cause was his decision to accuse a colleague of ignoring
his ideas . The accusation was leveled at none other than his Professor .
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing
I read about a third of it. I found the story wandered and wasn't clear. His treatment of Rosalind Franklin sounded like something written in the 1950s. It was at that point that I decided the book ... Read full review