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Someone has added "Franklin" to a plaque outside a Cambridge, UK, pub commemorating the discovery of the structure of DNA by Francis Crick and James Watson, Cambridge News reports.

Crick and Watson reportedly burst into the Eagle pub in 1953 to announce that they'd untangled the double helix structure of DNA. Crick, Watson, and Maurice Wilkins won the Nobel Prize in 1962 for their discovery. But some have argued that the contributions of Rosalind Franklin to the effort have been overlooked. Franklin died in 1958 of ovarian cancer.

As Cambridge News notes, a graffiti artist has endeavored to note her contribution by adding Franklin's last name to the plaque. It adds that there is another plaque, inside the pub, that describes Franklin's involvement.

Andrew Caines, a linguist at Cambridge University, noticed the addition, according to Cambridge News. He tells the paper that he's OK with the change.

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