Rosalind Franklin, studied for a PhD on "The Physical Chemistry of Solid Organic Coloids with Special Relation to Coal and Related Materials", and it was only between 1950 and 1953 that she worked in King's College, London. She wrote papers on DNA in 1952.
Crick talked about Rosalind in an interview with Anne Sayre on June 16, 1970. Crick believed that if anyone at King's were to solve the problem, Rosalind would. He said in the interview, "Of course, Rosalind would have solved it... with Rosalind it was only a matter of time."
One of her notes on DNA : "Conclusion: Big helix in several chains, phosphates on outside, phosphate-phosphate interhelical bonds disrupted by water. Phosphate links available to proteins.
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