Rosalind Franklin: DNA's Dark Lady

Rosalind Elise Franklin Universal History Archive / UIG via Getty Images

The men who are usually credited with discerning DNA's structure won the Nobel Prize in 1962, but they used Rosalind Franklin's research. In 1952, she captured the best DNA image available at the time, and the Nobel winners used it without her knowledge.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, science history, women, Jewish history, DNA, women in STEM, women's rights