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In the summer of 1955 , I arranged to join some friends who were going into the
Alps . Alfred Tissieres , then a Fellow at King's , had said he would get me to the
top of the Rothorn , and even though I panic at voids this did not seem to be the ...
Furthermore , the Cambridge lab was understaffed and Kendrew was looking for
someone to join him in his study of the protein myoglobin . Luria assured him that
I would fit the bill and immediately wrote me the good news . It was then early ...
While he was explaining it to Perutz and Kendrew , Crick happened to join the
group . To his considerable annoyance , Francis did not accept the idea
immediately but instead stated that he would go away and check whether Bragg
was right ...
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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