Francis Crick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Francis Crick English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
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Usage


In news:

The Francis Crick Institute will open in 3 years' time in central London, UK.
In 1988 called "How the Brain Works," Francis Crick suggested that neuroscientific understanding would move further along if only he and his colleagues were allowed to experiment on prisoners.
Odile and Dr Francis H C. Crick in 2003, during a dinner in La Jolla, Calif, honoring the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA by Dr Crick and James D Watson.
Shortly before checking into the hospital last July, his body wasted by colon cancer, Francis Crick invited a friend to his home in La Jolla, California.
Francis Crick , DNA pioneer, dies.
Francis Crick , who with James D Watson discovered the double helix structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 -- one of the 20th century's most celebrated scientific breakthroughs -- died Wednesday in a San Diego hospital.
DNA decipherer Francis Crick dies.
Francis Crick , shown in a 2003 photo, won the Nobel Prize for his research on the "double-helix" structure of the DNA molecule.
FRANCIS CRICK AND CHRISTOF KOCH.
Francis Crick, shown in a 2003 photo, won the Nobel Prize for his research on the "double-helix" structure of the DNA molecule.
I read the famous "double helix" letter by James Watson and Francis Crick in Nature when it was published in 1953—I was an undergraduate at Oxford then, reading physiology and biochemistry.
Francis Crick , shown in a 2003 photo, won the Nobel Prize for his research on the "double-helix" structure of the DNA molecule.
FRANCIS CRICK AND CHRISTOF KOCH.
Francis Crick is associated with two discoveries, probably two of the most important in the 20th century: the double helix of DNA and the genetic code .
Francis Crick died in July 2004, age 88.
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In science:

In evaluating these better fit models, one should keep the words of Francis Crick in mind (loosely paraphrased): A model that fits all the data at a given time is necessarily wrong, because at any given time not all the data are correct(!). ΛCDM provides an interesting/confusing example.
Inflation: From Theory to Observation and Back
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