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Open Yalow, Rosalyn S. (Rosalyn Sussman), 1921-2011
Yalow, Rosalyn S. (Rosalyn Sussman), 1921-2011

b. 1921 Medical Physicist Education: A.B., Hunter College, 1941; M.S., University of Illinois, 1942, Ph.D., physics, 1945 Professional Experience:

Open Y chromosome
Y chromosome

Smaller of the two sex chromosomes . In male mammals it occurs paired with the other type of sex chromosome (X), which carries far more genes . The Y

Open Yellow fever
Yellow fever

acute infectious disease endemic in tropical Africa and many areas of South America. Epidemics have extended into subtropical and temperate regions

Yoga

The concept and practices of yoga come out of India (→ Indian Subcontinent). The Sanskrit word yoga is related to the English ‘yoke.’ In the ancient

Young, Thomas, 1773-1829

English physicist, physician, and Egyptologist who revived the wave theory of light and identified the phenomenon of interference in 1801. He also