Rosalind Franklin- The Forgotten Heroine of Genetics

Head shot of Rosalind Franklin

Discovery of the Structure of DNA When you think about the discovery of DNA, many names come to mind. Until recently, the names Francis Crick, James Watson, and Maurice Wilkins came to mind. Do you notice something in common about these names? They’re all men, but a woman’s name belongs there too. That woman’s name is Rosalind Franklin. Rosalind Franklin’s Work Rosalind Franklin largely contributed to the discovery of DNA’s structure, but her work was only recognized in 1958. Her […]

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