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    Rosalind Franklin

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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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    Rosalind Franklin Biography

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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 Franklin

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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

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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 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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    Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born into a wealthy and influential Jewish family on July 25, 1920 in Notting Hill, London, England. Franklin attended North London Collegiate School in London and did extremely well in the areas of science. As Franklin excelled in the areas of science, she already decided at the age of 15 that she wanted to become a scientist. However, due to the reason that it was extremely difficult and highly frowned upon for women to obtain university education and a career at the

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    described as fun, loving ambitious, impatient mercilessly. Not only did Francis Crick and James Watson worked together but Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin also worked together however they fell out as they did not like each others work and the way they worked. Francis Crick and James Watson also involved Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin in their work. Nevertheless team was not the only factor to help the break through of Penicillin and DNA. Money was also important in the development

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    The book Rosalind Franklin and DNA is a biography of Rosalind Franklin written by a British journalist and close friend of hers, Anne Sayre to reveal the true personality of Rosalind Franklin in contradiction to the fallacious character portrayed by James Watson in his personal account of The Double Helix. This book was undertaken to refute Franklin’s distorted portrait from abnormal feminist into rational, perfectionist and talented ‘women’ scientist. She begins by introducing her strong background

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    to them to be the first to come up with the structure of DNA, even before Linus Pauling. They worked off the knowledge of Rosalind Franklin, Chargaff, and many others to help push them along when working towards the final structure of DNA. Without the help of the other, Watson and Crick May have not found the double helix structure first or as fast as they did. Rosalind Franklin was portrayed in a negative light throughout the book. Watson admitted she had a good brain but that if she couldn’t keep

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