Rosalind Franklin

About Her Life

Rosalind was born in 1920 and she died in 1958. Her family was Jewish. She received her education at North London Collegiate school. She never got married or had kids because she was to busy working on science work. In 1929 she became sick and was sent to a boarding home. In 1942 she became a researcher for BCURA. In 1956 she became sick with cancer.

What She Is Known For

She is known for her role in the discovery of the structure of DNA, And for her pioneering use of an X-ray.

Interesting Facts

Rosalind attended private school at ST. Paul's Girls School. She died of Ovaian Cancer. She also published a book called the dark lady of DNA.
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