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Book review: The Double Helix

The Double Helix, book coverI recently came across a copy of “The Double Helix” by James Watson and will put forth some highlights in this post.

The book became quite famous for giving a glimpse of how science was done in the ’50. However it also generated a fair amount of controversy because of the harsh personal attacks especially towards Rosalind Franklin, who made essential contributions but was never acknowledged to the extend of Watson and Crick.

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