. Meet Rosalind Franklin, a sidelined figure in the history of DNA science « JO LEE MAGAZINE

PBS – “If life was fair, which it’s not, it would be called the Watson-Crick-Franklin model,” Dr. Howard Markel, director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan told the PBS NewsHour. Franklin was a British chemist whose X-ray diffraction image of DNA was critical to Watson solving the double helix mystery. But she was not credited and died at 37 before the record could be corrected.

Learn more about Rosalind Franklin, a major contributor to the discovery of DNA structure, at PBS News Hour.





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