helix helix  /ˈhi lɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
  2. (n) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
  3. (n) type genus of the family Helicidae

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Usage(s):

  1. So while their double-helix model seemed to make biochemical sense and agreed with what was already known, a wiser man might have toned down his rhetoric.
  2. In an amazing half-century we've moved from discovering the double helix to nearly decoding the instruction set for human life.
  3. The double helix both the book and the molecule did nothing to slow this century's erosion of innocence.

News

  1. Helix BioMedix, Inc. Reports 2012 Financial Results

    BOTHELL, Wash. -- via PRWEB - Helix BioMedix, Inc. (HXBM), a developer of bioactive peptides, today announced that it had posted to its website at http://www.helixbiomedix.com/investors.html an update ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Helix to Refinance Debt

    Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. has entered into a new credit agreement.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Helix House Announces Its Client Referral Program

    Helix House, a unique and customer-centric online marketing firm, announces its client referral program. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851927.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "It was he . . . who taught Francis Crick about DNA, his photograph that inspired James Watson," Ridley said. "But later, it was he who finally proved the double helix correct."
    on Oct 6, 2004 By: Matt Ridley Source: Washington Post

  2. "We are delighted that Clive Norton is joining Helix," commented Lord Charles Cecil, a Managing Director and Managing Partner of Helix. "He has very strong relationships with both GPs and investors, a high standing in the market, and many...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Charles Cecil Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "When the South Avenue Garage helix collapsed, we were unaware that a problem existed," Duffy said in a statement. "In this case, we are aware that a severe problem exists. ...... This is not a development issue. This is a public safety...
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Robert Duffy Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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