In article <3A9F0497.610BA239 at pitt.edu>, Karen Lee <ktlee+ at pitt.edu> wrote:
> How about Rosalind Franklin? Most intro. bio. texts admit that Franklin would
> probably have shared the nobel prize with Watson, Crick and Wilkins if
> died before the prize was awarded.
Did her death have anything to do with her not getting the Nobel??
AFAIR, the Nobel prize is not ever given to more than three people.
Because of that, had she been alive, I don't think she would have been
given the prize anyway.
She worked in Wilkins' lab, correct? As in other Nobel prize awards, the
person who actually did the work is often not recognized but the head of
the lab is...
I'm working from memory with a cold that has impaired my higher cognitive
functions, so please correct me if I'm wrong!
My 2 electrons,
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