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Sally Le Page

Sally Le Page About British biologist who is known for making educational videos relating to science under the Shed Science name which she shares through her YouTube channel for her over 70,000 subscribers. She has collaborated with several major brands and companies including General Electric and Rooster Teeth.  Other Informations She studied biology at the University of …

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Robert Bruce Merrifield

Robert Bruce Merrifield About An American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1984 for his invention of solid phase peptide synthesis. He was also awarded the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities Award in 1998 for his contributions to Biomolecular Technologies. Other Informations He graduated from UCLA with a degree in chemistry. In …

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Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin About Known for her important contributions to the study of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), she made groundbreaking discoveries related to the structure of the polio and tobacco mosaic viruses. Other Informations After completing her chemistry education at Newnham College, Cambridge, she conducted research at the Dolan DNA Learning Center in New York and went …

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James Watson

James Watson About Molecular biologist who co-discovered the double helix structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick. Nine years later, in 1962, he won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his revolutionary work. Other Informations He studied at the University of Chicago and Indiana University before joining the staff at the University …

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Irwin Rose

Irwin Rose About American biologist who received the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation. He was a professor at Yale School of Medicine’s department of biochemistry from 1954 to 1963. Other Informations He received his B.S. in 1948, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry in 1952 from the University of …

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Peter Wright

Peter Wright About English scientist and MI5 counterintelligence officer who wrote the controversial bestselling international book Spycatcher. Other Informations He worked at the Admiralty’s Research Laboratory during World War II and started working as a Principal Scientific Officer at the Services Electronics Research Laboratory in 1946. He published the 1991 book The Encyclopaedia of Espionage, …

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John Franklin Enders

John Franklin Enders About Biomedical scientist who found the cure to the measles and was known as the ‘The Father of Modern Vaccines.’ He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 for helping to discover viruses that grow on different tissues. Other Informations He attended Yale University and served in the army. …

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Harry Steenbock

Harry Steenbock About University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemist who discovered what became Vitamin D. He also developed the cure for rickets. Other Informations He found that irradiating most organic foods with ultraviolet light increased in them the concentration of Vitamin D. He was offered as much as one million dollars for the rights to the vitamin …

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Nicholas Hughes

Nicholas Hughes About Biologist who, like his famous mother Sylvia Plath, committed suicide following a lengthy battle with depression. He was an expert in the ecology of salmonid fish and served as a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Other Informations He earned his Phd in Biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in …

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Tim Hunt

Tim Hunt About British biochemist who was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize for his discovery of molecules of protein that engineer cell duplication. In 2006 he was given the Royal medal and knighted by the Queen. Other Informations He received his Ph.D. from Clare College, Cambridge, producing a thesis on the topic of hemoglobin synthesis. …

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Raymond St. Leger

Raymond St. Leger About Mycologist and entomologist who published scientific articles and books on fungal pathogens in plants and insects. He attempted to find the cure to malaria by altering insect pathogens. Other Informations He attended Exeter University and Birkbeck College London University before he received a Doctor of Philosophy in 1985 in crop protection …

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Noella Marcellino

Noella Marcellino About Microbiologist and nun who is known for her studies on fungi. She was considered an international expert on cheese and won the French Food Spirit Award. Other Informations She won a Fulbright scholarship to france to study traditional cheeses. She was the subject of a PBS documentary called The Cheese Nun. Her …