Joyce Baldwin is a retired science teacher with an impressive history of writing in science publications.
Joyce Baldwin is a retired science teacher with an impressive history of writing in science publications. Baldwin's deep interest in science can be felt throughout the pages of her book. I'm going back to look for other books by Joyce Baldwin now. And, I've put the book back on my shelf. Barbara Sullivan, author, historian, librarian.
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But James Watson, author of The Double Helix, has revealed that his .
But James Watson, author of The Double Helix, has revealed that his masterpiece came close to being suppressed. Watson's depictions of several scientists were deeply unflattering and the book's secondary plot, which focuses on Watson's pursuit of young women – or "popsies" as he called them – around Cambridge, was considered irrelevant and patronising.
Baldwin, Joyce, 1994, DNA Pioneer: James Watson and the Double Helix, Walker and Company, New York. Crick, Francis, 1988, What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery, Basic Books, In. New York. 1991, A Short History of Genetics: The Development of Some of the Main Lines of Thought: 1864-1939, Iowa State University Press, Ames. Judson, Horace Freeland, 1979, The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology, Simon and Schuster, New York. Lagerkvist, Ulf, 1998, DNA Pioneers and Their Legacy, Yale University Press, New Haven.
molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick.
The Double Helix - James D. Watson. Their brilliant insight-which heralded a new age in biology and medicine-proved to be the scientific coup of the second half of the century. Watson tells how they pulled it off in this now-classic memoir. First published in 1968 and in print for more than three decades, The Double Helix remains unique in the annals of science writing.
The book is about discovering the stereochemical structure of DNA in 1953. On a personal note, this book was an inspiration for me, as I began my early career in Crystallography (at BNL). At the Polytechnic institute of Brooklyn, I studied under Prof