"You know how children are threatened, 'You had better be good or the bad ogre will
come get you.' Well, for more than a year Francis and others have been saying to the
nucleic acid people at Kings, 'You had better work hard or Pauling will get interested
in nucleic acids.' I would appreciate very much a copy of 'your' article. The MRC
Unit would like one too. They are very interested."
Peter Pauling. Letter to Linus, Ava Helen and Crellin Pauling. January 14, 1953.
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