DNA Structure Anniversary

Fifty years ago today, Francis Crick told patrons of the Eagle Pub in Cambridge, England, that he and James Watson had "found the secret of life." That secret — the structure of DNA — would lead to a revolution in biology. Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a look back at the discovery, and at what it has meant to science and to the world.

Guests:

Victor McElheny

*Author, Watson and DNA:Making a Scientific Revolution, (Perseus, 2003), Cambridge, Mass.

Kathy Hudson, Ph.D.

*Director, Genetics and Public Policy Center, Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

David Baltimore

*1975 Nobel Laureate in Biology or Medicine, President of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

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