Watson and Crick submit a one-page paper to the journal
Nature:
vol 171: 737-738 1953.
        "A Structure for deoxyribonucleic acid”
   starting with "We wish to suggest a structure for the
   salt of deoxyribose nucleic acid (D.N.A.)".
 
The article ended with the subtle understatement: "It has not
escaped our notice that the specific pairing that we have
postulated immediately suggests a possible copying
mechanism
for the genetic material".
 
A second paper in Nature: vol 171: 964-967, 1953...
"General implications of structure of deoxyribonucleic
   acid
"...    discussed how DNA replicates.
 
Their work is recognized with the 1962 Nobel Prize,
shared with Maurice Wilkins. Rosalind Franklin, a major
contributor received little credit at all, and died 4 years earlier.

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