Francis Crick

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Noun1.Francis Crick - English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
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"We were home to the world's first national DNA database, we discovered graphene, and our cutting-edge scientists should be proud to follow in the footsteps of titans like Ada Lovelace and Nobel Laureates Francis Crick and Peter Higgs.
Flu defences in the lung were weakened in mice with healthy gut bacteria who were given antibiotics before being infected, according to research from the Francis Crick Institute.
Yet her name was not mentioned by Francis Crick, James Watson or Maurice Wilkins as they picked up the prestigious accolade.
Her X-ray images allowed James Watson and Francis Crick to decipher its double-helix shape.
The technique, developed by the Francis Crick Institute in London, involves tissue samples being studied in 3D models and has revealed that pancreatic cancer can start and grow in two distinct ways.
A survey of more than 1,000 staff at the UK's biggest biomedical research lab, the Francis Crick Institute, showed that some 97 per cent were concerned about the future of science in the country.
The work, published in Nature Communications, was led by scientists at Great Ormond Street Hospital (Gosh) and the Francis Crick Institute, BBC reported.
London's Francis Crick Institute found that as the food stuffs are digested, anti-cancer chemicals are produced.
Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute in London, United Kingdom, found that keeping mice on a diet rich in a compound known as indole-3- carbinol (I3C) - which comes from such vegetables - prevented the animals' intestines from becoming inflamed and developing colon cancer.
Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study from the Francis Crick Institute shows.
Presently, Vousden is the chief scientist at Cancer Research UK and is serving as group leader at the Francis Crick Institute in London and will also sit the pharma firm's Science and Technology Committee.
The collaboration will be led by Dr Nic Tapon and Dr Barry Thompson, based at the Francis Crick Institute in London.