Rosalind Elsie Franklin was a British biophysicist who made great contributions to the understanding of DNA, RNA, and viruses, to name a few. Her work on the x-ray images of DNA led to the discovery of the DNA double helix, which was crucial to the formulation of the first model of a DNA structure.
"Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated."
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