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Thursday, February 07, 2013

How Linus Pauling Discovered the α-Helix

Biochemistry students have been learning this little bit of history for over fifty years. I discovered, quite by accident, that there's a video of Linus Pauling telling the story ...

[Hat Tip: The Biochemistry Questions Site]


  1. Contrast this video of Linus Pauling with John Lennox et als ideas of exposing ones self to good thinking. There is NO comparison.

  2. Had to smile at the reference to Vitamin C...