Person    | Male  Born 6/4/1928 

James D. Watson

Categories: Science

Countries: USA

Molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist. Born Chicago as James Dewey Watson. 1962 awarded a Nobel Prize with Crick and Wilkins, for their work on the theory of a double-helix structure for DNA.

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James D. Watson

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James D. Watson

James D. Watson, DNA scientist, lived here, 1983 - 1992. The Heritage Foundation

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Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish

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2 memorials
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Nature

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Media, Journalism / Publishing, Science

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1 memorial