Describing the early work purifying restriction enzymes.
Describing the set up of the electron micrograph experiments.
How Richard Roberts first became interested in restriction enzymes - hearing a talk by Dan Nathans.
Describing the early experimental evidence for "interrupted" RNA transcripts that went on to suggest the subsequent electron micrograph studies.
Performing the electron micrograph DNA/RNA hybridizations, and seeing the results.
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Richard Roberts and Phil Sharp shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the split gene theory.
Rich Roberts in his lab at Cold Spring Harbor, 1975.
Rich Roberts as Dr. December in the 1997 Studmuffins of Science Calendar.
The RNA message is sometimes edited.