maurice hugh f. wilkins

Wilkins

[wil-kinz]
noun
1.
Sir George Hubert, 1888–1958, Australian Antarctic explorer, aviator, and aerial navigator.
2.
Mary Eleanor, Freeman, Mary Eleanor.
3.
Maurice Hugh Frederick, 1916–2004, English biophysicist born in New Zealand: Nobel Prize in medicine 1962.
4.
Roy, 1901–81, U.S. journalist and civil-rights leader: executive secretary of the NAACP, 1955–77.
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Wilkins (ˈwɪlkɪnz)
 
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1.  Sir George Hubert. 1888--1958, Australian polar explorer and aviator
2.  Maurice Hugh Frederick. 1916--2004, British biochemist, born in New Zealand. With Crick and Watson, he shared the Nobel prize 1962 for his work on the structure of DNA

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Wilkins Wil·kins (wĭl'kĭnz), Maurice Hugh Frederick. Born 1916.

British biophysicist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the determination of the structure of DNA.

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Wilkins   (wĭl'kĭnz)  Pronunciation Key 
British biophysicist who contributed to the discovery of the structure of DNA. He worked with Rosalind Franklin to produce x-ray studies of DNA that helped Francis Crick and James Watson establish its structure as a double helix. For this work Wilkins shared with Crick and Watson the 1962 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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