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Before Maurice's talk I had worried about the possibility that the gene might be fantastically irregular . Now , however , I knew that genes could crystallize ; hence they must have a regular structure that could be solved in a ...
The possibility existed that I might be misleading Francis by an order - of - magnitude difference . The wrong person had been sent to hear Rosy . If Francis had gone along , no such ambiguity would have existed .
Though I was equally anxious to build the complete model , I thought more about Linus and the possibility that he might stumble upon the base pairs before we told him the answer . That night , however , we could not firmly establish the ...
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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