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Raymond Gosling: the man who crystallized genes

Naomi Attar

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Genome Biology, BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK

Genome Biology 2013, 14:402  doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-4-402

Published: 25 April 2013


On April 25th 1953, three publications in Nature forever changed the face of the life sciences in reporting the structure of DNA. Sixty years later, Raymond Gosling shares his memories of the race to the double helix.