Anatomy of Photo 51, a key to decipher Double Helix structure.

See on Scoop.itBiobit: Computational Neuroscience & Biocomputation

Explore Rosalind Franklin’s famous x-ray image, a key to understanding the double-helix structure of DNA by Watson and Crick. This discovery was arguably the single most important discovery of 20st century”.

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

Some argue that the creator of “Photo 51”, Rosalind Franklin, should have shared the Nobel with Watson and Crick: 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/rosalind-franklin-legacy.html

 

James Watson gives a different perspective:

http://bigthink.com/videos/rosalind-franklin-couldnt-deal-with-people

 

Regardless, as Google changed its logo today, it helps us remember the fascinating story fo the most important discovery in biological science in 20th century.

See on www.pbs.org

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