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Morning Coffee to Watson & Crick discussing *their discovery

In Uncategorized on November 25, 2009 at 3:58 pm

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Morning Coffee (weening off still)

Last week I discussed James Watson’s The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA with my students. This clip is a nice summary of contention. If interested, read the critical edition. A fantastic read of personal glory at the expense of others, some sexism and trash talking. A snippet: http://books.google.com/books?id=bFTcfbQc-TEC&lpg=PA1&dq=double%20helix%20critical%20edition&pg=PA1#v=onepage&q=&f=false

http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/specialcollections/coll/pauling/dna/video/1973v.3-lucky.html

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