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Jenifer Glynn

My Sister Rosalind Franklin
Rosalind Franklin was perhaps the 20th century’s most famous woman scientist. Her outstanding abilities as a crystallographer led to the key X-ray image that provided the basis for Crick and Watson’s famous cracking of the structure of DNA. Franklin has often been portrayed as a feminist scientist valiantly battling against a male-dominated scientific world. She died of cancer aged 37 before her contribution to the Nobel-prize winning discovery was acknowledged. In My Sister Rosal...