Watson, James


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Watson, James

(1928-) American molecular biologist who, with Francis CRICK and Maurice WILKINS, put forward a model for the structure and functioning of DNA in 1953, work for which they shared a Nobel prize in 1962. Their double-helix model for DNA is now universally accepted, together with their general ideas for DNA replication. In 1990 Watson and many other scientists were involved in launching the HUMAN GENOME PROJECT.
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Fortunately I've got three players returning with Ian Watson, James Fairley and Justin Perry coming into contention.
In what became known as "homework-gate", Arthur dropped Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Usman Khawaja from the third test in India for failing to provide their thoughts on how Australia could improve in an e-mail.
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Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Johnson were suspended for the Mohali Test for failing to submit presentations regarding their own and the team's poor performance in the first two Tests against India at the coach's behest.
But what followed was enormous anti-climax as Heather Watson, James Ward, Elena Baltacha, Robson herself and Anne Keothavong all crashed out yesterday, not winning a set between them, leaving Andy Murray in a familiar role as the sole remaining Briton.
Andy Murray, who plays Ryan Harrison today, is now left to fly the flag after Black Monday saw Heather Watson, James Ward, Laura Robson and Anne Keothavong shown the door along with the British No.
Apprentices Daniel Watson, James Gadd, Richard Broome and Graham Plant of TTE
Simon Kendal-Williams at Bridgend Wales Scotland 28 16 Tries: Bateman, Kear, Flower, Roets, White, R Williams Goals: White (2) Tries: Nanyn (3) Goals: Moore (2) Kear, R Williams, L Williams, Roets, Bateman, White, Watson, James, Budworth, Dudson, Beasley, Davies, Webster.
With: Tom Beard, Rachael Blake, Samantha Bond, Stuart Bunce, Rupert Graves, Francis Lee, David Leon, Richard Lintern, Joseph Mawle, Paul Nicholls, Phoebe Nicholls, Neal Pearson, Claire Perkins, Adrian Rawlins, Lucy Russell, Jared Thomas, Luke Treadaway, June Watson, James Wilby.
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UNDER-12s: Tahir Ahmed, Mirza Beg, Anthony Brown, Daniel Christopher, Ryan Cleary, Adam Din, Mohammed Lone, Andrew Mathews, Philip Neale, Mathew Proudman, David Watson, James Williams.