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James Watson:
How we discovered DNA

TED2005 · 20:11 · Filmed Feb 2005
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James Watson: How we discovered DNA
20:11 · Filmed February 2005 at TED2005 · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Nobel laureate James Watson opens TED2005 with the frank and funny story of how he and his research partner, Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA.

Biologist, Nobel laureate
Nobel laureate James Watson took part in one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century: the discovery of the structure of DNA. More than 50 years later, he continues to investigate biology's deepest secrets. Full bio
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