The Resource The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, by James D. Watson

The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, by James D. Watson

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The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA
Title
The double helix
Title remainder
a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA
Statement of responsibility
by James D. Watson
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eng
Summary
By identifying the structure of DNA, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won a Nobel Prize. All the time Watson was only twenty-four, a young zoologist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of sciences' greatest unsolved mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries. With humility unspoiled by false modesty, Watson relates his and Crick's desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the identification of the basic building block of life
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Biography type
autobiography
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1928-
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Watson, James D.
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  • Watson, James D
  • Molecular biologists
  • DNA
Target audience
adult
Label
The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, by James D. Watson
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Publication
Note
Autobiographical
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 226 p. illus., facsims., ports. 22 cm.
System control number
CARL505302113
Label
The double helix : a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, by James D. Watson
Publication
Note
Autobiographical
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 226 p. illus., facsims., ports. 22 cm.
System control number
CARL505302113

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