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(mə-klĭn′tək, -tŏk′), Barbara 1902-1992.
American genetic botanist. She won a 1983 Nobel Prize for discovering that genes are mobile within the chromosomes of a plant cell.
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In Antarctica's cold, where fish have natural antifreeze in their blood, McClintock accompanied other researchers as they angled for giant Antarctic toothfish by dropping a 450-meter-long line through a meter-wide hole drilled in the sea ice about five kilometers offshore.
In 1859 Captain Leopold McClintock was lauded as a hero upon his return from a two-year Arctic expedition, an expedition declared by the Athenaeum as "one of the most important voyages ever made in the Arctic Seas" (24 December 1859, 845).
Shell-crushing crabs haven't been in Antarctica, Earth's southernmost continent, for hundreds or thousands, if not millions, of years, McClintock said.
Carrying a plastic grocery bag filled with personal items, McClintock stood before a judge who sentenced him to 150 days in the Lane County Jail for sexually abusing a 17-year-old foreign exchange student who lived at his Junction City home last fall.
We're constantly introducing new things," McClintock said.
During seven summer visits to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana between 1903 and 1912, McClintock (1870-1949) took more than 2,000 photographs, most during Sun Dance encampments.
Now Falklands veteran Craig McClintock is set to go bankrupt with debts of pounds 357,000 and his wife denies having anything to do with the firm though I have letters signed by her.
Her husband, Sarge McClintock, retired from the Grant County sheriff's department in 1999 to join her in the real estate business.
He said Mr McClintock believed children were best placed with heterosexual parents and the adoption was "an experiment in social science".
On health care, McClintock said, Republicans won't support any measure that provides taxpayer-funded coverage to children of illegal immigrants, as preliminary reports indicate the governor is planning.
Dr McClintock, who had Parkinson's Disease, died aged 84 of pneumonia in 2001 and left all his money to his nephew's wife, retired Birmingham doctor Vivien Calderwood.
McClintock had established a strong pro-life, pro-family, pro-business, pro-gun record in the Legislature and was especially noted for his grasp of budgetary matters and his campaigns to drastically cut government spending.