In Honor of Rosalind Franklin | GenomeWeb

The Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin, who would have turned 93 today. Franklin, a biophysicist and x-ray crystallographer, took the image that helped James Watson and Francis Crick determine the structure of DNA. They published that work in Nature in 1953, with Franklin's contribution noted in the acknowledgements.

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