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Remembering DNA Pioneer Francis Crick

Nobel laureate Francis Crick, who along with James Watson uncovered the "double helix" spiral structure of DNA, died Wednesday at age 88. In 1953, the pair announced they had determined the structure of DNA, the molecule that carries the codes for genes. Hear NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Science Fridayand NPR's Noah Adams.

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Ira Flatow
Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.