An Astonishing Career DNA Discoverer Francis Crick Turns His Attention to the Mysteries of Human Consciousness
William Allen Post-Dispatch Science, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
FRANCIS CRICK, who made one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century, has steered clear of the political battles that many scientific titans aspire to after achieving fame.
"It's not something I would have predicted at the time," says Crick, co-discoverer in 1953 of the structure of the genetic material, DNA. "You would have thought someone like myself would have become active in scientific politics and the Royal Society and government. But I've gone in the opposite direction and tried to stay out of those things."
The path has led him across two of the most fascinating frontiers of science: The genetic blueprint for life and the mysteries of the …
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Publication information: Article title: An Astonishing Career DNA Discoverer Francis Crick Turns His Attention to the Mysteries of Human Consciousness. Contributors: William Allen Post-Dispatch Science - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: May 9, 1994. Page number: 1E. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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