Rosalind Franklin
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Rosalind Franklin

British chemist, biophysicist, and X-ray crystallographer


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Rosalind Elsie Franklin was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer whose work was central to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA , RNA , viruses, coal, and graphite. Although her works on coal and viruses were appreciated in her lifetime, her contributions to the discovery of the structure of DNA were largely recognised posthumously.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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