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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA - Brenda Maddox

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Our dark lady is leaving us next week; on the 7th of March, 1953 Maurice Wilkins of King’s College, London, wrote to Francis Crick at the Cavendish laboratories in Cambridge to say that as soon as his obstructive female colleague was gone from King’s, he, Crick, and James Watson, a young American working with Crick, could go full speed ahead with solving the structure of the DNA molecule that lies in every gene. 930 more words

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How the Double Helix unfolded in mainstream media?

Looking back at the first appearance of the Double Helix in the mass media, 60 years after its discovery, one cannot but be amazed at the muted media coverage of the unravelling of the mystery behind the hereditary units of life-the… 722 more words

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