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    Rosalind Franklin was born in 1920 in London, England to an influential Jewish family who prided themselves in their service to the public. She was one of five children to Ellis and Muriel Franklin. Her father had desired to become a scientist, but World War I had prevented him and instead he followed in the family business of merchant banking. His daughter, however, had decided to devote herself to science and scientific study when she was fifteen. She began her studies at St. Paul’s Girls’ School

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    the frontlines of this effort that brought with her considerable talents. She made important contributions to the study of the DNA molecule or deoxyribonucleic acid, and her name was Rosalind Franklin. Born on July 25th, 1920 in Notting Hill, London to an influential British-Jewish family, Rosalind Elsie Franklin may never have known the future influence that her life would have on the advancement of women in the scientific fields. Educated at St. Paul’s Girls’ School (one of the few schools for

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    Franklin, Rosalind (1920 - 1958) Franklin was a Londoner by birth. After graduating from Cambridge University, she joined the staff of the British Coal Utilisation Research Association in 1942, moving in 1947 to the Laboratoire Centrale des Services Chimique de L'Etat in Paris. She returned to England in 1950 and held research appointments at London University, initially at King's College from 1951 to 1953 and thereafter at Birkbeck College until her untimely death from cancer at the age

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    Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born in 1920 and lived with her Jewish family in Notting Hill, London, England. She deliberately attended several schools throughout her childhood where she exceeded in science as well as many other classes. At the age of 15 Rosalind had made up her mind to become a scientist, although her family's background was full of public service and philanthropy. Enrolling in college at Cambridge University was a challenge for Franklin since her father did not believe in college

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    Rosalind Franklin As hard as is it is today for women to succeed in the sciences, one must give kudos to those that came before us. These are the women that paved the way for today's generation of women scientists. One such woman is Rosalind Elsie Franklin, a chemist who had a great impact on the modern day field of genetics. Rosalind was the second of five children. She was born on July 25, 1920 in London. The Franklin's were an upper-class family who lived a life of luxury. Rosalind never

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    Rosalind Franklin 	Rosalind Franklin lived during an exciting and turbulent era both socially and scientifically. Upon passing the admission examination for Cambridge University in 1938, at fifteen, Franklin was was informed by her affluent family that she would not recieve financial support. Franklin¡¯s father disapproved of women receiving college educations, however, both Franklin¡¯s aunt and mother supported her quest for education. Eventually, her father gave in and agreed to pay her tuition

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    Rosalind Franklin What is chemistry?  According to the American Chemical Society, chemistry can be described as “the study of matter and the changes it can undergo.”  This science has been improved by many amazing scientists, and, because of them, our world have never been more advanced.  Rosalind Franklin was one of those scientists, and she most definitely contributed to the science of chemistry.     Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born in Notting Hill, London, England on July 25, 1920.   Early on

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    man” -Rosalind Elsie Franklin. Rosalind Elsie Franklin was an Englishwoman born in London on July 25, 1920. She went to Paris to study x-ray diffractions after graduating from Cambridge University. Franklin obtained a lab named Central des Service Chimique de l’Etat. Rosalind pioneered new ways to use x-ray diffractions. James Watson, a scientist who was interested in her work, stole Rosalind’s work. Since Rosalind was a woman he could easily claim it as his own. Near the time Rosalind died

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    Rosalind Franklin was a renowned English chemist and talented X-ray crystallographer who managed to excel in the male-dominated world of science. She was a genius beyond her time, who not only devoted her life to science, but actually enjoyed the process of it as well as the discovery and outcomes. Rosalind, through her research of coal, managed to develop a safer and more effective gas mask, in turn saving many lives in WW2. She also published several landmark papers which are still cited today

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    Rosalind Franklin When you think of who discovered DNA, the names Watson and Cricke may come to mind. In reality, many other scientists' research lead to their discovery. That information was not necessarily given freely. When Watson saw a picture of DNA taken by Rosalind Franklin a "light bulb" went on. It was then that he realized exactly what it looked like and was able to publish his results. Unfortunately, Rosalind did not offer this information to Watson and Cricke. It was stolen

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