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Genes, girls, and Gamow : after the Double helix

Author: James D Watson; June E Osborn
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Immediately following the revolutionary discovery of the structure of DNA by James D. Watson and Francis Crick in 1953, the world of molecular biology was caught up in a gold rush. The goal: to uncover the secrets of life that the newly elucidated molecule promised to reveal. Genes, Girls, and Gamow is James Watson's report on the amazing aftermath of the DNA breakthrough, picking up where his now classic memoir,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Genes, girls, and Gamow.
New York : Vintage, 2003
(OCoLC)894785735
Named Person: James D Watson; James D Watson; James D Watson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Watson; June E Osborn
ISBN: 0375727159 9780375727153
OCLC Number: 51338952
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2002.
Includes index.
Description: xxix, 259 pages, 41 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 21 cm
Responsibility: James D. Watson.

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Immediately following the revolutionary discovery of the structure of DNA by James D. Watson and Francis Crick in 1953, the world of molecular biology was caught up in a gold rush. The goal: to uncover the secrets of life that the newly elucidated molecule promised to reveal. Genes, Girls, and Gamow is James Watson's report on the amazing aftermath of the DNA breakthrough, picking up where his now classic memoir, The Double Helix, leaves off.

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