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Francis Crick (1916–2004)

Nature volume 430, pages 845847 (19 August 2004) | Download Citation


Alexander Rich and Charles F. Stevens, respectively an early collaborator of Crick's and a long-standing colleague at the Salk Institute, describe the life and work of one of the great thinkers of twentieth-century biology.

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  1. Alexander Rich is in the Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307, USA.

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  2. Charles F. Stevens is in the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA.

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