Francis Crick’s good luck revolutionized biology

Scientists will celebrate 100th birthday of DNA double helix codiscoverer

Francis Crick

Francis Crick, codiscoverer of the double helix structure of DNA, was born 100 years ago on June 8. After many years of work on molecular genetics, he turned to neuroscience and studied the neural basis of consciousness.

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