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Unravelling the double helix

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The Royal Institution of Great Britain

21 Albemarle Street

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W1S 4BS

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The story of DNA is a saga packed with awful mistakes as well as brilliant science, with a wonderful cast of heroes and villains. Surprisingly, much of it is unfamiliar. The elucidation of the double helix was one of the most brilliant gems of twentieth-century science, but some of the scientists who played crucial roles have been airbrushed out of history. Others were plunged into darkness when the spotlight fell on James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin. Join Gareth Williams as he shows that their contribution was to click into place the last few pieces of a gigantic jigsaw puzzle assembled over several decades.

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