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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 straightforward ...
Francis wanted to talk to Dorothy Hodgkin , the best of the English
crystallographers , while I welcomed the opportunity to see Oxford for the first
time . At the train gate Francis was in top form . The visit would give him the
opportunity to tell ...
After Linus ' talk , Delbrück told Schomaker he was not convinced that Linus was
right , for he had just received my note saying that I had a new idea for the DNA
structure . Delbrück ' s comments were passed on immediately to Pauling , who ...
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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