Today in History
June 08, 1916
DNA discoverer born
Biophysicist Francis Crick is born in Northampton, England. In 1953, he and James Watson determine the double helix structure of DNA with the help of X-ray data collected by Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin. Crick, Watson and Wilkins share the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discovery. Crick dies in 2004.
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