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Author Ridley, Matt.

Title Francis Crick : discoverer of the genetic code / Matt Ridley.

Publication Info. New York : Atlas Books, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 CRICK    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY CRICK    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY CRICK    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO CRICK    DUE 09-10-07 Assumed Lost
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B CRICK, FRANCIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 CRICK, FRA    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B CRICK FRANCIS R    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 213 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Eminent lives
Eminent lives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue: Life itself -- Crackers -- Three friends -- Cambridge -- Watson -- Triumph -- Codes -- Brenner -- Triplets and chapels -- Prize -- Never in a modest mood -- Outer space -- California -- Consciousness -- Epilogue: The astonishing hypothesiser -- Sources and acknowledgements.
Summary A portrait of scientist Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of the double helix structure of DNA, traces his life from a middle-class English upbringing and lackluster education to his ultimate history-making journey into the field of biology.
Subject Crick, Francis, 1916-2004.
Geneticists -- Biography.
Molecular biologists -- Biography.
Genetic code -- Research -- History.
DNA -- Research -- History.
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004.
Genetics -- Biography.
Genetic Code -- Biography.
Genetics -- history.
History, 20th Century.
ISBN 006082333X
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