In brief 1

July 26, 2002

It is sad to see that of all Rosalind Franklin's achievements and brilliance, it is her hand-sewing of a bikini that should form headline and caption material (Books, THES , July 19).

The trivialisation of her scientific contribution that James Watson and Francis Crick began is alive and well.

Karen Throsby
Gender Institute
London School of Economics

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