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  1. The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA is an autobiographical account of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA written by James D. Watson and published in 1968.

  2. The discovery in 1953 of the double helix, the twisted-ladder structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), by James Watson and Francis Crick marked a milestone in the history of science and gave rise to modern molecular biology, which is largely concerned with understanding how genes control the chemical processes within cells.

  3. Jun 12, 2001 · The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA. Paperback – June 12, 2001. The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.

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  4. curiosity about how the double helix was found, and to them an incomplete version is better than none. But even more important, I believe, there remains general ignorance about how science is "done." That is not to say that all science is done in the manner described here. This is far from the

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  5. 18,848 ratings1,108 reviews. By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry & won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only 24, a young scientist hungry to make his mark.

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  6. Full Title: The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA When Written: 1961-68 Where Written: Carradale, Scotland; Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States When Published: 1968 Literary Period: 20th-century scientific nonfiction Genre: Memoir, Narrative Nonfiction, Popular Science

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