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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

The Double Helix

A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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ISBN10: 0393950751 ISBN13: 9780393950755 Contributors: Stent, Gunther S. (Editor) Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Feb 1 1981 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Background materials include reproductions of the original scientific papers in which the double helical structure of DNA was first presented in 1953 and 1954.

In Criticism, which begins with A Review of the Reviews by Gunther Stent, other scientists and scholars reveal their own experiences and views of Watson's story. There are reviews by Philip Morrison, F. X. S., Richard C. Lewontin, Mary Ellmann, Robert L. Sinsheimer, John Lear, Alex Comfort, Jacob Bronowski, Conrad H. Waddington, Robert K. Merton, Peter M. Medawar, and André Lwoff; as well as three letters to the editor of Science by Max F. Perutz, M. H. F. Wilkins, and James D. Watson.

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