James Watson

Nov. 16, 2012

The Double Helix and Beyond: Catching Up With James Watson

Nearly 60 years later, James Watson reflects on the legendary race to solve the structure of DNA.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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