The classic personal account of Watson and Crick's groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA. By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won a Nobel Prize.
Genetics and the Origin of Species by Theodosius Dobzhansky
Call Number: QH 366 .D6 1951 (First floor)
Dobzhansky's groundbreaking and now classic inquiry into what has emerged as the most important single area of scientific inquiry in the twentieth century: biological theory of evolution.
The acclaimed Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia covers evolution in detail. Written for students and general researchers, it explores topics from a scientific viewpoint.
Watson and DNA by Victor K. McElheny
Call Number: QH 31 .W327 M33 2003 (1st floor)
From the discovery of the double helix to the imminent sequencing of the human genome, James Watson has been at dead center in this great biological revolution. Since the very morning after his Nobel Prize-winning discovery, he has continued to ride the scientific supernova that he and his collaborator, Francis Crick, detonated in 1953.
There has been prestige and controversy.