Trove of Treasures

A virtual museum and library of the history of the science of modern genetics, including the original papers, notes, correspondences, photographs, and ephemera of Francis Crick, James Watson, Fred Sanger, Rosalind Franklin, and others is now open online, courtesy of the Wellcome Trust.

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