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    Shedding light upon what it means to be a scientist and the true scientific process, Watson 's “The Double Helix”, Lynne Osman Elkin’s “Rosalind Franklin and the Double Helix”, and NOVA 's Photo 51, bring together different perspectives of the epic adventure to reveal the truth of the “secret of life” and the often unseen inner workings of the world of science (Watson 197). The journey to the structure of DNA took many trials and errors, yet the most significant moments might be those concerning morality. We think that scientists work together for the betterment of society. For instance, naturally the scientists working on cancer research immediately share their findings to help each other in the interest of saving people, right? If we trust in James Watson’s account on the discovery of the…

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    Rosalind Franklin was perhaps one of the most influential woman scientists. Rosalind Franklin was born in London, England on 25th July 1920. There is probably no other woman scientist with as much controversy surrounding her life and work as Rosalind Franklin. But now, the uncertain legacy of Franklin and her role in the 20th century 's premier biological discovery appears resolved in a new sweeping life story, Rosalind Franklin: Dark Lady of DNA, by British biographer Brenda Maddox. Brenda…

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    The story of Rosalind Franklin not only emphasizes the important role od women in the field of science, it also discusses the challenges and obstacles that woman of science faced and continue to face. Although Watson and Crick worked to study the structure of DNA, they would not have been able to complete their research without the Photo 51; a photo stolen from Rosalind Franklin. Although Franklin was so integral to the discovery of the structure of DNA and her work was stolen from her, she was…

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    There are not many people like Rosalinda Elsie Franklin because she was born in London, England, July 25, 1920 and died in London, England, on April, 16, 1958 Rosalinda Franklin was a Pioneer Molecular Biologist there was no other women scientist with as much controversy she had surrounded her life with work that’s all she wanted to do was work. There was a story about DNA is a tale of competition and intrigue. She had worked so hard to be a scientist from the time she was 15l she all ways…

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    Rosalind Franklin an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer was born on July 25, 1920 in London, England. She was most known for her contributions to the discovery of the DNA structure. She was born into an influential Jewish family and at an early age she excelled in her studies, at the age of fifteen she discovered her love to become a scientist. She later on attended Newnham College in 1938 where she studied chemistry. Upon graduating she worked with Jacques Mering who taught her X-ray…

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    Rosalind Franklin always liked facts. She was logical and precise, and impatient with things that were otherwise. She decided to become a scientist when she was 15. She passed the examination for admission to Cambridge University in 1938, and it sparked a family crisis. Although her family was well-to-do and had a tradition of public service and philanthropy, her father disapproved of university education for women. He refused to pay. An aunt stepped in and said Franklin should go to school, and…

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    Who Is Rosalind Franklin?

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    Rosalind Elsie Franklin was a chemist and she was born in London England on July 25th, 1920. At just the age of 15 Rosalind Elsie Franklin decided she wanted to be a scientist. Receiving her education at several schools which also includes North London Collegiate School which she excelled in science. She was best known for the role she played in the the discovery of the structure of DNA, also her pioneering the use of X-ray diffraction. Franklin enrolled at Newnham College, Cambridge, in 1938…

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    Rosalind Franklin Essay

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    The Beginning of Rosalind Franklin Rosalind Franklin was a female chemist and physician (X-Ray Crystallographer). She helped the world understand the molecular structures of viruses, DNA, Graphite, Coal, and RNA. She was born July 25, 1920 in Notting Hill, London. She had a very large family with four siblings, and her family was able to take care of themselves. They were also highly involved in public social works. Then however, in the year of 1958 Rosalind’s life had come to an end. She died…

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    that they all fit together makes it the shape of a double helix. That’s interesting and all, but the question is who is the real discover? The Double Helix was discovered by Rosalind Franklin, but she didn't understand its importance and true meaning, so all the credit goes to James Watson and Francis Crick. The Double Helix was founded by Rosalind Franklin. In the article The Francis Crick Papers: The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953 it states that, “Her evidence demonstrated that the…

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    The Double Helix Summary

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    and the secret of genes-not necessarily in that order.” In the first few chapters Watson gives his detailed opinion about the work of Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin. He discusses the research all were doing and how they interacted with one another. It is almost like reading about a soap opera. The reader learns about the strained relationship between Franklin and Wilkins and also how Wilkins is fairly slow and methodical and not willing to share his work with many other…

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