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Watson and Crick Biology 110 M, W, and F 10:00 am J. Michael Fargis III Extra Credit
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James Watson, born on April 6, 1928 in Chicago, can often be labeled as genius. James, more commonly referred to as Dewey, enrolled into the University of Chicago at age 15. At this time of the century, most teenagers couldn’t possibly fathom going to college at such an age. Watson graduated from the university in 1947. James Dewey Watson then spent most of his time earning her Ph. D. in genetics at Indiana University. James Dewey Watson soon met Dr. Francis Crick at Cambridge, England when they began to work on the structure of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid.) DNA is a nucleic acid or macromolecule that is the main component of chromosomes and is what transfers all genetic information within every living organism. The Cavendish laboratories were in a race during the period that Watson had joined. Rosalind Franklin, and Linus Pauling are credited with the X-ray crystallography experiments. Learning from the experiments was moving the group closer and closer to
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