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Crick

(krik),
Francis H.C., British biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1916-2004. See: Watson-Crick helix.

crick

(krĭk)
n.
A painful cramp or muscle spasm, as in the back or neck.
tr.v. cricked, cricking, cricks
To cause a painful cramp or muscle spasm in by turning or wrenching.

crick

(krĭk)
A muscle spasm or cramp, esp. in the neck.
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Prof Crick is a graduate and PhD alumnus of the University of Bath, and has served in a number of highprofile advisory positions in Wales and across the UK.
Over a five-year period, researchers from AstraZeneca and the Crick will work together on early-stage research that could go on to help create new treatments and health innovations in the future.
Tell Crick you can do your piece to camera when I have finished.
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.
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.
This "old boy's club" also included Watson and Crick.
Crick had used the handwritten note, dated March 19 1953, to tell his 12-year-old son Michael that he and his colleague Jim Watson had "probably" made the "most important discovery.
It includes a simple sketch of DNA's double helix structure which Crick concedes he can't draw very well.
Web of Stories truly brings the scale of this discovery to life with a host of insightful recordings from Watson and Crick as well as other scientists and biologists who share their views and tell their stories in their own words.
New York : Sixty years after Nobel Prize winning scientist Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA, his family is offering the coveted medal for sale at an auction in New York.
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.