Double Helix: How an Image Sparked the Discovery of the Secret of Life

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To the untrained eye, Photo 51 was simply a grainy black and white image of dark marks scattered in a rough cross shape. But to the eye of a trained scientist, it was a clear portrait of a DNA fiber taken with X-rays. And to young scientists James Watson and Francis Crick, it confirmed their guess of deoxyribonucleic acid's structure. In 1953 the pair was racing toward solving the mystery of DNA's structure before other scientists could beat them to it. They and others believed that finding the simple structure of the DNA ...

Double Helix: How an Image Sparked the Discovery of the Secret of Life 2017, Compass Point Books

ISBN-13: 9780756556464

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Double Helix: How an Image Sparked the Discovery of the Secret of Life 2017, Compass Point Books

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Double Helix: How an Image Sparked the Discovery of the Secret of Life 2017, Raintree, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781474748520

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