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Sabin, Albert Bruce (1906 - 1993)

Russian-born US microbiologist who developed a highly effective, live vaccine against polio. The earlier vaccine, developed by physicist Jonas Salk ,

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Sacks, Oliver (1933 - 2015)

1933- ♦ English neurologist and writer Born in London, the son of physicians, he graduated from Oxford and studied for his medical degree at Middlesex

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Safflower

Carthamus tinctorius L. is the cultivated species of safflower. The word tinctorius essentially means ‘for dyeing’ in English. The flowers of

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Saffron

name for a fall-flowering plant (Crocus sativus) of the family Iridaceae ( iris family) and also for a dye obtained therefrom. The plant is native to

Open Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)
Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)

Place: United States of America Subject : biography, astronomy US astronomer and popularizer of astronomy whose main research was on planetary

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sage

any species of the large genus Salvia, aromatic herbs or shrubs of the family Labiatae ( mint family). The common sage of herb gardens is S.

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sailing

as a sport, the art of navigating a sailboat for recreational or competitive purposes. There is no single "yacht type" of boat, rather many types that

Sakharov, Andrei (1921 - 1989)

Soviet physicist. He was an outspoken human-rights campaigner, who with Igor Tamm developed the hydrogen bomb. He later protested against Soviet

Salam, Abdus, 1926-1996

Pakistani physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1979 for his theory linking the electromagnetic and weak nuclear forces. He was the

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salamander

Tailed amphibian of the order Urodela. They are sometimes confused with lizards , but unlike lizards they have no scales or claws. Salamanders have