Francis Crick


Francis Crick
noun
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
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Francis Crick [Francis Crick]
(1916–2004) an English scientist. His work with James Watson at the ↑Cavendish Laboratory led to the discovery of the structure of DNA in 1953. Crick, Watson and Maurice Wilkins shared the ↑Nobel Prize for this work in 1962. Crick’s later career involved work on the visual system and the brain, and he published a book, The Astonishing Hypothesis, on this subject in 1994. He became a member of the ↑Order of Merit in 1992.

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