Remembering my sister Rosalind Franklin

  title={Remembering my sister Rosalind Franklin},
  author={Jenifer Glynn},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Glynn
  • Published 24 March 2012
  • History
  • The Lancet
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Frankly Revisiting Franklin – How a 60-Year-Old Case Might Help Prevent Future Injustices
It is suggested that the Nobel Prize nomination and awarding procedure might be revised to avoid Franklin-like injustices in the future by returning to Alfred Nobel’s original idea of awarding the prize to those who have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.
“A hundred years since the birth of Rosalind Elsie Franklin, a brilliant and gifted scientist”
  • A. Conti
  • History
    Internal and Emergency Medicine
  • 2020
Rosalind Franklin became one of the first researchers ever to perform X-ray crystallography on human DNA and identified the existence of two forms of DNA, calling them A and B, and discovered that the sugar–phosphate backbone was in an external position in the basic structure of the DNA molecule, and not in an internal one as previously hypothesized.
Rosalind Franklin and Photograph 51


Rosalind Franklin: 50 years on
  • J. Glynn
  • Education
    Notes and Records of the Royal Society
  • 2008
It is 50 years since my sister Rosalind died, aged 37 years. It was an appalling tragedy for her family and friends and, as many have written, a great loss to science. But I do not want to write
The discovery of the DNA double helix.
  • A. Klug
  • History
    Journal of molecular biology
  • 2004
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA
The untold story of the woman who helped to make one of humanity's greatest discoveries - DNA - but who was never given credit for doing so. 'Our dark lady is leaving us next week.' On 7 March 1953
Rosalind Franklin and DNA
In this classic work Anne Sayre, a journalist and close friend of Franklin, puts the record straight.