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The autobiography of Maurice Wilkins.

Author: Maurice Wilkins
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Maurice Wilkins gives his side of the story behind the discovery of the double helical structure of DNA. He reveals his part in the life of Rosalind Franklin - viewed by many as having been unfairly treated by her male colleagues - and his work in the Manhattan Project and the development of radar.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Wilkins
ISBN: 0198606656 9780198606659
OCLC Number: 851820450
Language Note: English.
Description: 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; List of plates; 1. Distant shores; 2. Finding my feet; 3. In a world at war; 4. Randall's circus; 5. Crystal genes; 6. Go back to your microscopes!; 7. How does DNA keep its secrets?; 8. The double helix; 9. Living with the double helix; 10. A broader view; Index

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Working with Watson and Crick on the structure of DNA was a third man, Now in his 80s, Maurice Wilkins marks the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Double Helix by telling, for the first time,  Read more...

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