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I wanted to give up conventional biochemistry , which I believed incapable of
telling us how genes work . Instead I told them that I now knew that X - ray
crystallography was the key to genetics . I requested the approval of my plans to
transfer to ...
Instead of wishing to do something with the pretty equations , Maurice wanted to
concentrate on the fact that the theory did not go beyond some mathematics his
colleague Stokes had worked out without all this fanfare . Stokes had solved the ...
Thinking that Rosy wanted nothing to do with him , he spoke largely to Maurice ,
until he slowly perceived that Rosy wanted his crystallographic advice and was
prepared to exchange unconcealed hostility for conversation between equals .
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing
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