He was instrumental in obtaining funding for the project and in encouraging cooperation between governments and leading scientists.
Norrish recognized Franklin's potential but he was not very encouraging or supportive toward his female student. The RNA message is sometimes edited.
More from The Telegraph. James Watson selling Nobel prize 'because no-one wants to admit I exist'. Michal Meyer reviews the anthology Seeing Further: All rights reserved. Like many other nuclear physicists, he became disillusioned with his subject when it was applied to the creation of the atomic bomb; he turned instead to biophysics, working with his Cambridge mentor, John T.
Watson and Crick worked together on studying the structure of DNA deoxyribonucleic acid , the molecule that contains the hereditary information for cells. Mutations are changes in genetic information. She spent a year in R.
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Franklin arrived while Wilkins was away and on his return, Wilkins assumed that she was hired to be his assistant. Concept 19 The DNA molecule is shaped like a twisted ladder.
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She returned briefly to Cambridge, where she presented a dissertation based on this work and was granted a PhD in physical chemistry. A gene is made of DNA. Here she learned X-ray diffraction techniques from Jacques Mering.
The DNA molecule is shaped like a twisted ladder. Watson went to Denmark for postdoctoral work, to continue studying viruses and to remedy his relative ignorance of chemistry.