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    • Francis Harry Compton Crick (1916-2004) 

      Andrei, Amanda (Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia., 2013-11-01)
      Francis Harry Compton Crick, who co-discovered the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in 1953 in Cambridge, England, also developed The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology, and further clarified the relationship between ...
    • Photograph 51, by Rosalind Franklin (1952) 

      Hernandez, Victoria
      On 6 May 1952, at King’s College London in London, England, Rosalind Franklin photographed her fifty-first X-ray diffraction pattern of deoxyribosenucleic acid, or DNA. Photograph 51, or Photo 51, revealed information about ...
    • “A Proposed Structure for the Nucleic Acids” (1953) by Linus Pauling and Robert Brainard Corey 

      Hernandez, Victoria
      In February 1953, Linus Pauling and Robert Brainard Corey, two scientists working at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, proposed a structure for deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, in their article ...
    • Rosalind Elsie Franklin (1920-1958) 

      O'Connell, Lindsey (Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia., 2013-11-17)
      Rosalind Elsie Franklin worked with X-ray crystallography at King's College London, UK, and she helped determine the helical structure of DNA in the early 1950s. Franklin's research helped establish molecular genetics, a ...
    • William Thomas Astbury (1898–1961) 

      Hernandez, Victoria
      William Thomas Astbury studied the structures of fibrous materials, including fabrics, proteins, and deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, in England during the twentieth century. Astbury employed X-ray crystallography, a technique ...