DNA breakthrough spelt double trouble for Nobels

The discovery of the DNA double helix 60 years ago proved to be a headache for the Nobel organisation as the feat became nominated for prizes in different categories at the same time.

Francis Crick’s DNA letter to son fetches $6 million

A letter the British scientist who co-discovered the structure of DNA wrote to his son announcing the news sold Wednesday for a record sum of just over $6 million, Christie`s said.

DNA pioneer Francis Crick`s Nobel Prize medal up for auction

60 years after Francis Crick won a Nobel Prize for medicine, the researcher`s family is now offering his gold medal and diploma for sale at an auction.