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I politely thanked Sir Lawrence for accepting me and told Max I would be back in
three weeks for the start of the Michaelmas term . I then returned to Copenhagen
to collect my few clothes and to tell Herman about my good luck in being able to ...
specificity , since our chemist friends repeatedly told us that the hydrogen atoms
in the purine and pyrimidine bases did not have fixed locations but randomly
moved from one spot to another . Instead , Francis had the feeling that DNA ...
... order must not affect the general structure . Rosy by then was hardly able to
control her temper , and her voice rose as she told me that the stupidity of my
remarks would be obvious if I would stop blubbering and look at her X - ray
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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