Meet the 96-year-old Ottawa woman who contributed to the discovery of DNA's double helix

June Lindsey with Lotty Pontones, Sophie Gregoire-Mitha, Sam Yee

In 1948, young physicist June Lindsey’s crystallography work in a British laboratory helped Watson and Crick discover the famous double-helix structure of DNA. Today, the 96-year-old’s contribution goes unheralded, but a group of Ottawa scientists wants to change that.

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