English molecular biologist responsible for much of the research and discovery work that led to the understanding of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA . Born: July 25, 1920 Died: April 16, 1958
Biography of the researcher who used x-ray diffraction to determine the structure of DNA.
Short profile with links to related figures.
Rosalind E. Franklin and R.G. Gosling present an analysis of data from X-ray crystallography which indicates differences between the A and B structures of DNA. 577K PDF. [Nature]
Biographical profile of the chemist.
Cautious article by Rosalind E. Franklin and R.G. Gosling says that the X-ray of the B form of nucleic acid fibres "shows in striking manner the features characteristic of helical structures." [Nature]
Short biography with portrait.
Background information on program on Rosalind Franklin's role in the discovery of the double helix. Article by Brenda Maddox, video clip, interview of biology professor. [NOVA]
Portrait, short biography, quotations from three of her letters, and several evaluations of her work and character by others.
Short biographical article.
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