“The [letters] give us much more flavor and examples illuminating the characters and the relations between them,” said study researcher Alexander Gann, editorial director at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press in New York.
“They’re consistent with what we already believed, but they add important details.” [MSNBC.com] Gann and Jan Witkowski published a commentary on the new material in the September 30 issue of .
MIGHTY MAC: Princeton University men’s lacrosse player Mike Mac Donald prepares to unload the ball in a 2012 game. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) Featuring a lineup stocked with freshmen and untested upperclassmen, Chris Bates knew that he had to exercise some patience as his Princeton University men’s lacrosse team opened its season at Hofstra last Saturday.
Last Saturday, sophomore attackman Mac Donald scored three goals to help Princeton top Hofstra 10-7 in its season opener. “We reminded ourselves as coaches to stay calm and not start barking at guys; we needed to stay composed,” said Princeton head coach Bates, who started four freshmen on Saturday and unveiled a totally revamped defense.
“They started to play better as a unit, they got more confidence,” said Bates, in assessing the defensive effort.
“We hope our burglary will at least produce a united front in your group!
The ground-breaking paper, published in 1953, held only vague references to her contributions (which included the crystallography and x-ray from which Watson and Crick’s double helix idea arose).
Just before Dr Franklin was to leave King’s College, Dr Wilkins wrote to the Cambridge scientists that “the smoke of witchcraft will soon be getting out of our eyes”.
) between two competing groups of researchers have been unearthed.
The letters, between Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin of King’s College and Watson and Crick at Cambridge University, provide insight into the researchers’ mindsets while they were making these historic, game-changing discoveries.