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Was The Golden Helix written before the discovery of the helix structure of DNA?

Theodore Sturgeon's story "The Golden Helix" was initially published in June, 1954. Sturgeon later introduced his 1979 anthology of the same name with a preface stating that he wrote the story in ...
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Explanation of this quote “it took man six thousand years really to discover science”?

The quote is from Theodore Sturgeon's "Microcosmic God", 1941, and in full is: It took man six thousand years really to discover science, three hundred to put it to work. It took Kidder's creatures ...