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Now , however , I knew that genes could crystallize ; hence they must have a
regular structure that could be solved in a straightforward fashion . Immediately I
began to wonder whether it would be possible for me to join Wilkins in working
This left Cambridge , England , where I knew that someone named Max Perutz
was interested in the structure of the large biological molecules , in particular , the
protein hemoglobin . I thus wrote to Luria about my newly found passion , asking
From my first day in the lab I knew I would not leave Cambridge for a long time .
Departing would be idiocy , for I had immediately discovered the fun of talking to
Francis Crick . Finding someone in Max ' s lab who knew that DNA was more ...
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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
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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