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.
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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.