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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA | Paperback

by Brenda Maddox (Author)


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Binding:  Paperback
Publisher:  Harper Perennial
Page Count:  416 Pages
Publication Date:  September 30, 2003
Sales Rank:  67365th


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In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the twentieth century.

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