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  • Nobel Prize winner discovers his research career

    By Tim Green
    Published: Sept. 19, 2007

    James Watson, in opening his Paul D. Gottleib lecture, told the audience he should have seen Austin much sooner. The 79-year-old Nobel Laureate said he had learned he might get a job in Austin in the early 1950s. Instead, he went to Cambridge, England where he partnered with Francis Crick to discover the double helix …

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