Video 19: James Dewey Watson, clip 1
In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick solved the 3-D structure of DNA. Dr. Watson has a long-term interest in genetics education.
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DNA as a regular, repeating structure -- a helix.
DNA as a double helix.
Figuring out the base pairing.
Linus Pauling's triple-helix model for DNA and the reaction to this incorrect model.
James Watson and Francis Crick, Cambridge University, 1953
James Watson talks about his partnership with Francis Crick.
The DNA molecule is shaped like a twisted ladder.
James Watson and Francis Crick solved the structure of DNA. Other scientists, like Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, also contributed to this discovery.
The structure of DNA, that Watson and Crick discovered, suggests how genetic information is passed on.
1953 picture of Francis Crick (L) and James Watson (R) walking along the backs of King's College in Cambridge.