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Genes, Girls, and Gamow: After the Double Helix

Genes, Girls, and Gamow: After the Double Helix

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0375727159
ISBN13
9780375727153
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In the years following his and Francis Crick’s towering discovery of DNA, James Watson was obsessed with finding two things: RNA and a wife. Genes, Girls, and Gamow is the marvelous chronicle of those pursuits. Watson effortlessly glides between his heartbreaking and sometimes hilarious deba ...more

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In 1928, James D. Watson was born in Chicago. Watson, who co-discovered the double helix structure of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) at age 25, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962, along with https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/218573.Francis_Crick" title="Francis Crick" rel="nofollow">Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. His bird-watching hobby prompt...more