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James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned
James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned

Missed the chance to bid on Francis Crick's Nobel Prize when it was auctioned off last year for $2.27 million? No worries, you'll have another chance to own a piece of science history on Dec. 4, when James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize, shared with Crick and Maurice Wilkins for their work characterizing the double-helix structure of DNA, goes under the hammer at the New York auction house Christie's. Better make sure your bank account can handle it though: After the $6-million sale last year of a letter written by Crick to his son that described the team's discovery, Christie's is estimating that Watson's Nobel Prize could command $2.5 million to $3.5...

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