The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNATouchstone #ad - Touchstone. 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. By identifying the structure of dnA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize.
The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA #ad - With humility unspoiled by false modesty, watson relates his and Crick’s desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work. At the time, watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark.
His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science’s greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries.
Rosalind Franklin and D.N.A.W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Rosalind Franklin and D.N.A. #ad - Photographs Touchstone. She never received the credit she was due during her lifetime. In this classic work anne Sayre, a journalist and close friend of Franklin, puts the record straight. Rosalind franklin's research was central to the discovery of the double-helix structure of D. N. A.
What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific DiscoveryBasic Books #ad - Touchstone. Candid, and disarming, provocative, this is the widely-praised memoir of the co-discoverer of the double helix of DNA.
Dorothy Crowfoot HodgkinBloomsbury Academic #ad - Bloomsbury reader 2014 edition is reissued with a new preface. Touchstone. Fully engaged with the political and social currents of her time, she participated in some of the greatest upheavals of the 20th century: women's education; the globalisation of science; the rise and fall of communism; and international peace movements.
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin #ad - A wife, mother and grandmother, she cared deeply about the wellbeing of individuals in all cultures. Georgina ferry's biography of the only british female scientist to receive the Nobel Prize – Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life – was shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize and the Marsh Biography Award. Dorothy hodgkin 1910-1994 was renowned for her medically-important work on penicillin, vitamin B12 and insulin.
Madame Curie: A BiographyDa Capo Press #ad - Now updated with an eloquent, rousing introduction by best-selling author Natalie Angier, this timeless biography celebrates an astonishing mind and a extraordinary woman's life. Da Capo. A biography of nobel prize winner Madame Curie that stirs the heart and the mind by a fine counterpoint of sense and sensibility, a great story superbly told.
New york timesmarie sklodowska curie 1867-1934 was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Touchstone. It also spotlights her remarkable life, to her storybook Parisian marriage to fellow scientist Pierre Curie, from her childhood in Poland, to her tragic death from the very radium that brought her fame.
Madame Curie: A Biography #ad - Written by curie's daughter, this biography chronicles Curie's legendary achievements in science, the renowned international activist Eve Curie, including her pioneering efforts in the study of radioactivity and her two Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry.
NOVA: DNA - Secret of Photo 51PBS WG36819 #ad - NOVA: DNA - Secret of Photo 51 #ad - Da Capo. Factory sealed DVD. On april 25, 1953, james watson and Francis Crick published their groundbreaking discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. Touchstone. But their crucial breakthrough depended on the pioneering work of another biologist, Rosalind Franklin. 50 years later, nova investigates the shocking truth behind one of the greatest scientific discoveries and presents a moving portrait of a brilliant woman in an era of male-dominated science.
The Annotated and Illustrated Double HelixSimon & Schuster #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Da Capo. On the fiftieth anniversary of watson and Crick receiving the Nobel Prize, a freshly annotated and illustrated edition of The Double Helix provides new insights into a scientific revolution. Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the nobel prize for watson and Crick’s discovery of the structure of DNA, Frances Crick, and Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, an annotated and illustrated edition of this classic book gives new insights into the personal relationships between James Watson, and the making of a scientific revolution.
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My Sister Rosalind Franklin: A Family MemoirOxford University Press #ad - Touchstone. Da Capo. Much has been written about the importance of her part, and about how her work was affected by her position as a woman scientist. Looking at rosalind's background; her early education, to her life as an adult and her time in Paris and at King's, her time as a science student at Cambridge, and her relations with her family, Glynn shows how much her sister achieved and how she was influenced by the social and intellectual climate of the period she worked in.
My Sister Rosalind Franklin: A Family Memoir #ad - Above all she was a distinguished scientist, not only in her work on DNA, but also in her earlier work on coals and carbons and in her later work on viruses. Rosalind franklin is famous in the history of science for her contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA, the start of the greatest biological revolution of the twentieth century.
In this family memoir her sister, the writer and historian Jenifer Glynn, paints a full picture of Rosalind's life. Oxford university Press USA. Simon Schuster. Factory sealed DVD.
Dancing Naked in the Mind FieldVintage #ad - Dancing naked in the mind field challenges us to question the authority of scientific dogma even as it reveals the workings of an uncannily original scientific mind. Mullis writes with passion and humor about a wide range of topics: from global warming to the O. Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist.
J. He is also a surfer, a veteran of Berkeley in the sixties, and perhaps the only Nobel laureate to describe a possible encounter with aliens. Da Capo. Factory sealed DVD. A scientist of boundless curiosity, he refuses to accept any proposition based on secondhand or hearsay evidence, and always looks for the "money trail" when scientists make announcements.
Dancing Naked in the Mind Field #ad - Simon Schuster. Kary mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science. Simpson trial, from poisonous spiders to HIV, from scientific method to astrology. Oxford university Press USA. Touchstone.
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution Great DiscoveriesW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Da Capo. Why did darwin delay, and what happened during the course of those two decades? The human drama and scientific basis of these years constitute a fascinating, tangled tale that elucidates the character of a cautious naturalist who initiated an intellectual revolution. Touchstone. Simon Schuster. Quammen brilliantly and powerfully re-creates the 19th century naturalist's intellectual and spiritual journey.
Los angeles times book review twenty-one years passed between Charles Darwin's epiphany that "natural selection" formed the basis of evolution and the scientist's publication of On the Origin of Species. Oxford university Press USA. Factory sealed DVD.