Francis Crick


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English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)

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Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced a major donation of [pounds sterling]100,000 towards Cancer Research UK's fundraising campaign to help build the Francis Crick Institute, a pioneering medical research facility in the heart of London.
James Watson was awarded the Nobel medal along with his colleagues Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins in 1962, for discovering the double helix structure of the DNA, which paved the way to understanding the very formation of an organism in the cellular level.
Francis Crick, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who co-discovered the double-helix structure of DNA, died in San Diego at age 88.
He now heads the Francis Crick Institute in London, with 1400 researchers and PS650million of investment.
Terry Sejnowski, holder of Salk's Francis Crick Chair and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, said previous models of memory were based on fast activity patterns, asserted that their new model of memory makes it possible to integrate experiences over hours rather than moments.
The series ends with Cox visiting a building site behind St Pancras station, soon to be the Francis Crick Institute - the biggest biomedical research centre in Britain.
The double helix may have eluded Pauling, but his mistake helped to galvanize James Watson and Francis Crick into a concentrated effort to find the correct structure.
2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix of DNA by James Watson and Francis Crick and the 10th anniversary of the first sequencing of the human genome," chief executive Medical Director, Professor Philippos Patsalis said.
Yep, THAT James Watson and Francis Crick - of Nobel Laureate fame AND fortune.
com)-- Sixty years ago, Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin solved a mystery that had been puzzling scientists for decades when they determined the structure of the double helix in DNA which has led to countless scientific advances ever since.
Summary: New York: Sixty years after Nobel Prize winning scientist Francis Crick discovered the structure of .
1953: Scientific journal Nature publishes a short, world-changing paper by James Watson and Francis Crick on the double helix structure of DNA.
The Society's members included Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Francis Crick, James Watson, and Stephen Hawking.
Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962.
What did scientists James Watson and Francis Crick discover in 1953?