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James Watson and Francis Crick
   discovered   
The Structure of DNA
Watson and Crick discovered the "double helix" structure of the DNA molecule in 1953.
1953
   was the year   
The Double Helix Structure of DNA Was Discovered
Stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. First accurate model done by Crick and Watson.
Alec Jeffreys
   invented   
DNA Fingerprinting
1984; Oxford, United Kingdom. It was 9am, Monday September 15, 1984, when Sir Alec removed some X-ray film from the developing tank. he said. We had been looking for good genetic markers for basic genetic analysis and had stumbled on a way of establishing a human's genetic identification. By the afternoon we had named our discovery DNA fingerprinting."
Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine
   are all   
DNA Bases
Genentech Inc
   has which symbol   
DNA
Francis Crick
   was   
The Co-discoverer of the Structure of DNA
Along with James Watson -- Born 1916 CE, died 2004 CE
James Dewey Watson
   was   
The Co-discoverer of the Structure of DNA
Along with Francis Crick -- Born 1928 CE
Rosalind Franklin
   was   
The Collector of Data That Led to the Discovery of DNA Structure
Evidence suggests that she may have first postulated the double-helix. Born 1920 CE, died 1958 CE
DNA
   means   
Deoxyribonucleic Acid
Gene
   means   
Section of DNA Composed of Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine & Thymine
Alec Jeffreys
   discovered   
DNA Polymorphism
(1985) Discovered that some DNA sequences are unique to each individual, leading to the birth of DNA forensics. His DNA technique was first used to hunt down a child molester who killed two girls. The suspect, Colin Pitchfork, was convicted of murder after DNA samples taken from him matched semen samples taken from the two dead girls.
1953
   was the year   
The Double Helix Structure of DNA Was Discovered
Stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. First accurate model done by Crick and Watson.
Robert Louis Stevenson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Kidnapped (1960)
Starred Peter Finch and Peter O'Toole
Cape Kidnappers
   is situated in   
New Zealand
North Island
Swiss Family Robinson (1940)
   starred   
Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best and Freddie Bartholomew
Director: Edward Ludwig. Also starred Terry Kilburn, Tim Holt & Bobbie Quillan. Plot: A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Disco Matilda
   was released by   
Dame Edna Everage
1979
Charlie Chaplin
   said   
"I Have No Further Use for America. I Wouldn’t Go Back There if Jesus Christ Was President."
British comic actor, filmmaker.
Toby McTeague (1986)
   starred   
Yannick Bisson, Winston Rekert and Andrew Bednarski
Toby (Bisson) is a teenager who doesn't care much about school. In fact, he has his eyes on the title of a prestigious dog-sleigh race...
Edna St. Vincent Millay
   is featured in the biography   
Savage Beauty
Nancy Milford, 2001
Edna Flanders (nee Krabappel)
   is   
Bart's Teacher
NKDA
   means   
Not Known, Didn’t Ask
Robert Louis Stevenson
   wrote   
Kidnapped
1886
Robert Louis Stevenson
   wrote   
Kidnapped
It’s Everything
      
I Wish I Didn’t Know
“Vertigo” by U2
Vidna is Kremlya Vsya Sovetskaya Zemlya.
   means   
The Whole Soviet Country is Visible from the Kremlin.
Moral: The government sees all.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
   wrote   
Dirge Without Music
"I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground"
Jenö Huszka
   composed   
Mária Föhadnagy (1942)
Corporal Maria
Ruthless People (1986)
   contains the line   
"I've Been Kidnapped by K-Mart."
Edna Garrett
   appears in   
The Facts of Life
Near the end of the series, opened "Edna's Edibles".
Knuckles
   from Sonic the Hedgehog is   
An Echidna
Edna St. Vincent Millay
   was a/an   
Poet
Known for her unconventional bohemian lifestyle; Pulitzer Prize; 1892-1950
Robin MacGregor
   was played by Peter O'Toole in   
Kidnapped (1960)
The Captain And The Kid
   features   
Wouldn’t Have You Any Other Way (NYC)
2006
"It's Always Something"
   was released by   
Gildna Radner
1990 - Best Spoken Word Album
Edna St. Vincent Millay
   wrote   
Sonnet XLIII
"What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, I have forgotten"
Edna Krabappel
   appears in   
The Simpsons
Edna Mae Oliver
   was considered for the role of   
The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Margaret Hamilton got the part
Whitney Houston
   released the single   
Didn’t We Almost Have It All
1987; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; nominated for Grammy Song of the Year
Platypus, Echidna
   are all   
Monotremes
"Quietly They Go, the Intelligent, the Witty, the Brave. I Know. But I Do Not Approve. And I Am Not Resigned."
   are the closing lines of   
Dirge Without Music by Edna St Vincent Millay
Robert Louis Stevenson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Kidnapped (1960)
Starred Peter Finch and Peter O'Toole
Amir Adnan
   is   
Pakistani
Exclusively means wear
Mark Twain Didn’t Graduate from Elementary School
   is   
True
'Dirge Without Music' by Edna St. Vincent Millay
   has the opening lines   
I Am Not Resigned to the Shutting Away of Loving Hearts in the Hard Ground.
1892-1950
The Penguin Pool Murder (1932)
   starred   
Edna May Oliver, Robert Armstrong and James Gleason
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Mae Clark, Donald Cook & Guy Usher. Plot: The body of unscrupulous stockbroker Gerald Parker (Usher) suddenly appears in the penguin tank at the aquarium...
I Was Kidnapped by Aliens. What Year is It?
   means   
Hostes Alienigeni Me Abduxerunt. Qui Annus Est?






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