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Andrew Z. Fire, 2006.

Andrew Z. Fire-------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2006 was awarded jointly to Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello "for their discovery of RNA interference - gene silencing by double-stranded RNA"

Famous women in STEM Halloween costumes - Rosalind Franklin and Marie Curie

Women in STEM Halloween Costumes - Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin

Try these easy DIY girls' STEM Halloween costumes based on two notable women who made such important advances in science: Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin.

Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App

Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App

Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App! Genetics is a fascinating subject!

Nobel Prize winner Dr. Joseph Murray, who performed the 1st successful kidney transplant, died Monday in Boston at age 93. (via AP)

Joseph Murray, who performed the successful kidney transplant. He discovered the science behind organ rejection, and prevented this by transplanting the kidney of an identical twin in the first successful surgery of this kind.

On this day in #chemistry  July 22nd   Ukrainian-American biochemist Selman Waksman was born on this day in 1888 He coined the term ‘antibiotic’ and discovered streptomycin, the first drug that was effective against tuberculosis. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1952 for this work.

Selman Waksman American inventor, biochemist and microbiologist. "for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis"

Georg von Békésy [Békésy György] (1899-1972) | Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1961 "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" | Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Georg von Békésy [Békésy György] (1899-1972) | Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1961 "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" | Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Stephen Hawking. Physicist . Former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University , Founder of the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University . Admired not just for his contribution to cosmology , but for tenacity and determination in confronting a disabling muscle disease

Steven Hawking, I can't imagine having the mind of this man and being trapt in the body of this man. Why would you choose physicality over cerebral. That is like choosing Arnold over Einstein for a dinner date!

1929 - Herbert Spencer Gasser (and Joseph Erlanger) publish work on the correlation of nerve fiber size and function. Awarded the Nobel Prize for their work.  Google Image Result for http://www.biografiasyvidas.com/biografia/g/fotos/gasser.jpg

Herbert Spencer Gasser, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries relating to the highly differentiated functions of single nerve fibres", neurophysiology

Selman Waksman (1888-1973), American microbiologist born in Russia, discovers the soil-borne, natural antibiotic called streptomycin. When tried on humans, the drug not only cures tuberculosis, but also meningitis.

Selman Abraham Waksman, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis", anti-bacterial agents, bacteriology

Renato Dulbecco, 1914-2012 //  Nobel Prize for research linking genetic mutations and cancer; former president, Salk Institute; member of the Resistance. His Nobel lecture urged governments to test the likelihood of new chemical substances causing mutations before allowing them on the market. “While we spend our life asking questions about the nature of cancer and ways to prevent or cure it, society merrily produces oncogenic substances and permeates the environment with them.”

Dr. Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 97

Dulbecco, who won the Nobel Prize in worked with colleagues to draw a link between genetic mutations and cancer.

Andrew Fielding Huxley (Hampstead, Londres, Reino Unido, 22 de noviembre de 1917 - Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, 30 de mayo de 2012) fue un fisiólogo y biofísico británico, Orden de Mérito del Reino Unido y Miembro de la Royal Society.1​ Recibió el Premio Nobel de Medicina en 1963 por su trabajo junto con Alan Lloyd Hodgkin sobre la base de los potenciales de acción de los nervios

Andrew Fielding Huxley (Hampstead, Londres, Reino Unido, 22 de noviembre de 1917 - Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, 30 de mayo de 2012) fue un fisiólogo y biofísico británico, Orden de Mérito del Reino Unido y Miembro de la Royal Society.1​ Recibió el Premio Nobel de Medicina en 1963 por su trabajo junto con Alan Lloyd Hodgkin sobre la base de los potenciales de acción de los nervios

Karl Landsteiner: Scientist who discovered blood groups in 1901. Father of modern transfusion & received the Nobel Prize in 1930. He also discovered the Polio virus.

Karl Landsteiner: Scientist who discovered blood groups in Father of modern transfusion received the Nobel Prize in He also discovered the Polio virus.

Linda Buck (Estados Unidos, 29 de enero de 1947-), premio Nobel de Medicina en 2004.

Linda Brown Buck (born January is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Richard Axel, for their work on olfactory receptors.

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