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    Title
    Francis Crick : hunter of life's secrets
    Author
    Olby, Robert C. (Robert Cecil)

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    Personal Author:
    Olby, Robert C. (Robert Cecil)
    Title:
    Francis Crick : hunter of life's secrets / Robert Olby.
    Publication info:
    Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, ©2009.
    Physical description:
    xix, 538 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-496) and index.
    Contents:
    The call to Stockholm -- A difficult act to follow -- From the provinces to the big city -- War work for the Royal Navy -- Biology at the strangeways -- Helical molecules at the Cavendish Laboratory -- The DNA fiasco -- Two pitchmen in search of a helix -- A most important discovery -- Publishing the model -- Employed by the John Wayne of crystallography -- The genetic code -- Preaching the central dogma -- Crick as experimentalist attacking the genetic code -- The excitement of the sixties -- Speaking out on controversial subjects -- Biological complexity -- Leaving the "old country" -- Taking the plunge: neuroscience -- From the searchlight to the soul -- Eighty-eight years.
    Personal subject:
    Crick, Francis, 1916-2004.
    Subject term:
    Geneticists--Biography.
    Subject term:
    Molecular biologists--Biography.
    LCCN:
    2009018695
    ISBN:
    9780879697983 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0879697989 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    Collection note:
    Gift of:BYU Alumni Association ; In memory of: Bastian, Lewis Mangum.

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