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Francis Crick: Centenary

Today marks the 100th birthday of one of my heroes, Francis Crick. Along with the now pariah James Watson, Crick realised the structure of the DNA double helix in 1953, a discovery for which they shared a Nobel Prize in 1962. 907 more words








This is what I’m here for

Btw I just found out that Rosalind Franklin was Jewish.

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WAM Theatre Announces Casting for Fresh Takes Reading of "Photograph 51"

Coming up soon is the second offering in WAM Theatre’s 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler, directed by Kelly Galvin. The reading will take place on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3 pm at No. 1,663 more words


Rosalind Franklin

I hate to be the one to break this news to you Dr. Franklin, but your x-ray crystallography image of DNA played the biggest part in discovering the double-helix structure. 225 more words


The Woman Who Discovered DNA's Double Helix May Get a Much-Deserved Biopic — io9

Rosalind Franklin, the British scientist whose research enabled the discovery of DNA’s double helix, will be getting a biopic if spec script Exposure is made. Fingers crossed, because not only would a feature film bring Franklin some much-deserved recognition—her life would make for quite a dramatic movie.Read more…

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The Monthly Scientist: Miss April

Goodness is this the Monthly Scientist actually in the correct month! Well I must admit I was ashamed at myself that I didn’t know this women’s name. 282 more words


James D. Watson

JAMES WATSON (1928 – )

American Biologist

Watson became famous for discovering the structure of DNA along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. They were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1962. 27 more words