Tribute to DNA pioneer

A new memorial has been unveiled in Cambridge to Francis Crick who helped discover the structure of DNA.

Lasting tribute for Cambridge DNA pioneer

Sixty years ago Cambridge scientist Francis Crick from Northamptonshire and his partner James Watson famously mapped out the structure of DNA.

James Watson has travelled from America back at his old college in the university city to unveil a memorial to his former colleague who died in 2004.

Their work opened up vast new avenues in the understanding of the genetic code and won them a Nobel Prize.

Click below to watch a report by ITV Anglia's Claire McGlasson:

New memorial to Cambridge DNA pioneer

Sixty years ago Cambridge scientists Francis Crick and James Watson showed the world their discovery of the structure of DNA - the building blocks of all life on Earth.

Now a there's a new memorial in Cambridge to Francis Crick, who died in 2004. It was unveiled by his former research partner James Watson.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson:

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