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Synonyms for crick

Synonyms for crick

a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British)

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

twist (a body part) into a strained position

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I'm excited to join a legendary agency of storytellers and help them integrate emerging technologies, capabilities and resources to deliver great work for our clients," said Crick.
The Francis Crick Institute is a collaboration between six of the world's leading medical research organisations: Cancer Research UK, The Medical Research Council, The Wellcome Trust, UCL (University College London), King's College London and Imperial College London.
Mr Crick, who was once hit on the head with a brochure by Ukip's Godfrey Bloom, chased the staff member for two minutes into a car park.
When it opens next year, the Crick will see more than 1,200 scientists coming under one roof to accelerate the rate of progress in tackling the major diseases, such as cancer, facing the global population.
Harpal Kumar, third from the left, is joined by Mark Carney, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Anthony Gutman, Peter Jackson and Antony Jenkins at the Francis Crick <BInstitute - a pioneering medical research centre in central London.
As he left the venue, he was asked by Crick why a picture in Ukip's conference brochure did not contain a single black person.
Mr Crick was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine along with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins.
Watson copied down all Franklin's data before returning to Cambridge and sharing the stolen information with Crick.
The letter also features a diagram of the helix structure of DNA, which Crick describes as "very beautiful.
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 .
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London Stansted Airport has announced the appointment of Jonathan Crick as its new Commercial Director Mr Crick joins the airport's Board of Directors from easyBus, where he was Chief Executive.
They keep coming and coming and coming,'' Crick said.
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