Essays Tagged: "Francis Crick"

DNA - The Thread of Life

the basic substance of heredity. This was hypothesized, and later confirmed by James D. Watson and Francis Crick. They also know that it acts like a biological computer program over 3 billion bits lo ...

(3 pages) 266 5 4.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Double Helix

iption of some of the individuals that played a significant role in the discovery of DNA structure. Francis Crick is the one individual that may have influenced Watson the most in the discovery. Crick ... idge and continue his stimulating intellectual experience.It was in Cambridge that Watson first met Francis Crick. Here, Watson discovered the fun of talking to Crick. In addition, Watson was elated t ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Science: Biology: DNA

the basic substance of heredity. This was hypothesized, and later confirmed by James D. Watson and Francis Crick. They also know that it acts like a biological computer program over 3 billion bits lo ...

(3 pages) 141 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning

uld rob humans of the transforming experience of suffering. Whenthree decades ago, James Watson and Francis Crick unraveled the geneticcode, popular discussion turned not to the new hope for vanquishi ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning

uld rob humans of the transforming experience of suffering. Whenthree decades ago, James Watson and Francis Crick unraveled the geneticcode, popular discussion turned not to the new hope for vanquishi ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Chance or Planning. Scientists and their lives. Mentiones Darwin, Watson, Crick, Franklin, and Wilkins

, The Double Helix, written by James Watson, prove this assertion. Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick were all intelligent men that planned their experiments, however without chance and lu ... ating forces that drive scientific research. Such is the case with Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick. All three of these men were extremely intellectual, but their intellect only contribu ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Francis H.C. Crick, and his amazing discoveries throughout his lifetime contributing to molecular biology as we know it today

Francis H. C. CrickNo man discovered or created molecular biology. But one man dominates intellectua ... e man dominates intellectually the whole field, because he knows the most and understands the most. Francis Crick." - Jacques Monod, molecular biologistFrancis Crick was born on June 8th, 1916 in Nort ... ere, the next year, in 1977. His reason for moving there was to pursue another interest - the brain.Francis Crick has won many awards and acknowledgments since his discovery of DNA in 1953. The most p ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Biology Test on Discrete Particle of Inheritance Model

it looked like. Scientists knew that whoever discovered the structure of the DNA would be infamous. Francis Crick and James Watson are credited with the explanation. Their idea was that DNA was a heli ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA What is it?

carbon from the deoxyribose. This forms what is called a polynucleotide chain. James D. Watson and Francis Crick proved that most DNA consists of two polynucleotide chains that are twisted together i ...

(6 pages) 202 0 2.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This essay discusses the importance and significance of the human genome project to the future of mankind, and the contributions to date.

e famous shows such as "I Love Lucy" and "Mr. Ed". You can probably ask anyone who James Watson and Francis Crick are? And they will have no idea who that you are talking about. I know that I didn't b ... of Health. (NIH)Ari Patrinos, Elke Jordan, Aravinda Chakravarti, Raymond Gesteland, LeRoy Walters, Francis S. Collins, the members of the DOE and NIH planning groups.An anticipated result to this pro ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning: The Future of the World?

when we're too tired. A debate on the topic of DNA cloning has been ongoing since James Watson and Francis Crick published their paper on the structure of DNA in 1953. And with continual advancements ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Double Helix

rious person into the spotlight as a discoverer, developer, or inventor.For instance, Watson joined Francis Crick in bio-molecular research at Cambridge in 1951. Together, Watson and Crick attempted t ... red them to end their investigation, but they continued their work in secret and. On Feb. 28, 1953, Francis Crick walked into the Eagle pub in Cambridge, England, and, as James Watson later recalled, ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Bookreport: The Double Helix. By James Watson

remeber as a freshman learning that the double helix structure of DNA was discovered by Watson and Crick. I pictured two scientist locking themselves in their labratory and working for years alone un ... many people on all the subjects that dealt with how the discovery could be made before he even met Crick. Once they were together and working on it, they continued working with other scientist throug ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Book Review: "What Mad Pursuit" by author Francis Crick.

I intend to present a scholarly paper critiquing "What Mad Pursuit" by Francis Crick. The following pages answer and explore questions asked from the 'Physics 40S Book Rev ... e, the theme of "What Mad Pursuit" is clear. However, the theme can be found even before Chapter 1. Francis Crick states himself that "the most important theme of the book is natural selection," (Cric ... sess the improved version of the gene. The older version will have been eliminated.] (Crick, pg. 26)Francis Crick uses a slightly repetitive style, with an unusual amount of detail to less-scientific ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"The Double Helix" by James D. Watson

James D. Watson and Francis Crick made a huge impact on the world of biology and DNA. James Watson had been interested w ... , "What is Life", Watson changed his interest from birds, to a much more important field, genetics. Francis Crick was a British physicist, molecular biologist, and neuroscientist. These men were a tea ... and discuss ideas only to steal them for their own benefit. For the most part, James D. Watson and Francis Crick would not have become successful without the help of others. The first person who real ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The role James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin had in finding the structure of DNA

In 1962 James Watson (1928-today), Francis Crick (1916-2004), and Maurice Wilkins (1916-2004) jointly received the Nobel Prize in medic ... the same year that the prizes were awarded to the DNA researchers--1962.) Working under Perutz was Francis Crick, who had earned a bachelor's degree in physics from University College, London, and ha ...

(7 pages) 44 1 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Double Helix Unravels Its Story

one hundred forty one pages of sure amusement and knowledge. The prominence on the main characters, Francis Crick and James Watson in this nonfiction book will make you feel as if you are reliving the ... e not one of the people mentioned in it. The first sentence starting the book is "I have never seen Francis Crick in a modest mood", and the level of tact does not rise. We get to hear about annoying ...

(2 pages) 7 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Rosalind Franklin and the double helix

egins. Yet this great discovery we have achieved cannot have been possible without James Watson and Francis Crick of the Cavendish lab yet some people believe there is a missing person to this world c ...

(2 pages) 480 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

History and Discovery of DNA

nd thymine (T).The people responsible for the discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA were Francis Crick, Rosalind Franklin, Linus Pauling, James Watson and Maurice Wilkins.To solve the struc ... y a matter of time before she used logic to figure out the last part of the puzzle.James Watson and Francis CrickIn 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick were trying to put together a model of DNA. Whe ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Double Helix Paper

. Jim Watson, co-discoverer of the structure, goes on and tells the story of how he and his partner Francis Crick race to discover the model before anyone else in the book. Watson and Crick's main com ... ager to be the first one to discover the model of DNA. There are various reasons why Jim Watson and Francis Crick were successful discovering the structure of DNA while Rosalind Franklin and Maurice W ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology