Honoring Rosalind Franklin

On what would’ve been her 93rd birthday, mega search engine Google honored biophysicist Rosalind Franklin on July 25th.  Born in England in 1920, Franklin is often not necessarily un-credited but not as highly publicized as Francis Crick and James Watson for the discovery of the double helical structure of DNA.  Her contributions of X-Ray diffracted images which were the last and very valuable lead-in to what is known today as the double helix and how we receive the genes of our parents.

Watch Google’s charming illustration below of Franklin’s achievement.

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