Rosalind Franklin

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Rosalind Franklin was born on July 25, 1920 in Notting Hill, London. Franklin was born into an influential British-Jewish family. She was the oldest of four children. Her two loving parents, Ellis Arthur Franklin, and Muriel Frances Waley took in two Jewish children from Nazi Germany to live in their house.

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Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin was called the "Dark lady of DNA" simply because her name was never mentioned or credited by anyone, with having to help discover DNA structure. "She died proud of her world reputation both in coal studies and in virus research" no matter how much of her work she was cheated on. Socially, Franklin left in a period of discrimination and injustice. So, she decided to go to Birkbeck University. At Birkbeck she continued to study DNA's structure, as well as the structure of coal, but her main focus was on plant viruses, where she published important papers on the structure of viruses. As time progressed, the science journal "Nature" published Watson and Crick's paper on the structure of DNA. Franklin unfortunately was apparently not aware that Watson, Wilkin and Crick had falsely claimed and used her research. In 1953, Watson, Wilkin and Crick used a

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