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Crick

Francis Harry Compton. 1916--2004, English molecular biologist: helped to discover the helical structure of DNA; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins 1962

jackscrew

A jack in which a screw is used for lifting; carries a plate which bears on the load.
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Elsevier is contributing [pounds sterling]100,000 to Cancer Research UK's 'Create the Change' fundraising campaign in support of establishing the UK's new Francis Crick biomedical research institute.
But his apparent plans to go incognito were dashed when he was spotted by TV reporter Michael Crick.
The seven-foot DNAinspired sculpture has been unveiled in Trafalgar Square in London as part of Cancer Research UK's campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation due to open in 2016.
The answer came when the inimitable Michael Crick of Channel 4 News questioned Charles about the letters during a visit to a Marks & Spencer store in London (an official visit - he wasn't buying pants
MISS CRICK made a most pleasing impression with a debut win at Newbury and gets the vote to take her career tally to two wins from as many starts.
Money raised by the six business leaders will go towards research at the Francis Crick Institute in London's Kings Cross, where final stages of construction work are taking place.
TRAVEL pillows may look all snuggly and comfy, but the reality is you're more likely to get a crick in the neck than a wink of sleep with one of those horrid squidgy sausages wedged round your neck.
Godfrey Bloom also hit journalist Michael Crick on the head with a brochure and called him a racist outside a fringe meeting of the Ukip conference in London.
THE Nobel Prize won by Francis Crick in 1962 for his discovery of DNA was sold yesterday at auction for more than $2m (PS1.
Yep, THAT James Watson and Francis Crick - of Nobel Laureate fame AND fortune.
24 ( ANI ): A letter detailing the structure of a DNA that Dr Francis Crick - one of the scientists who discovered it- wrote to his son is set to be sold for 1.