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Chapter 11 -watson,crick,wilkins,franklin James Watson and Francis Crick were developing a 3-D model of DNA, but were missing critical information Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin figured out how to take x-ray pictures of microscopic things, though they weren’t sure what was what (DNA?) A collaboration between both groups led to the discovery of DNA structure Rosalind Franklin died of cancer in 1958 Watson, Crick, and Wilkins were
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Unformatted text preview: awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1962 for their work on DNA No posthumous awards allowed: Franklin was never recognized In the 1950s, very few women were in the workplace, and it was incredibly rare for a woman to be in science –-dna struct – Adenine: A – Guanine: G – Thymine: T – Cytosine: C – A always bonds to T – Via 2 hydrogen bonds – G always bonds to C – Via 3 hydrogen bonds-dna replication...
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