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Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Although her work formed the basis for Watson and Crick’s discovery of DNA, Rosalind Franklin was denied credit for decades.

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Although best known for being the British physical chemist whose crucial experimental data enabled James Watson and Frances Crick to solve the structure of DNA as early as 1953, she received no gracious mention from either of them during their Nobel Prize speeches.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rosalind Elsie Franklin." (Viewed on November 24, 2017) <https://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/11923>.

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