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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 ,

Open Sacks, Oliver (1933 - 2015)
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

Open Salk, Jonas (1914 – 1995)
Salk, Jonas (1914 – 1995)

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, biology US microbiologist who produced the first successful vaccine against the paralytic


( săl´´mənĕlō'sĭs ), any of a group of infectious diseases caused by intestinal bacteria of the genus Salmonella, including typhoid fever ,


fluid in plants consisting of water and dissolved substances. Cell sap refers to this fluid present in the large vacuole, or cell cavity, that


Highly infectious disease with symptoms similar to influenza, notably chills, headaches, muscle pains, a sore throat, and a high fever. Pneumonia

Scheele, Carl Wilhelm (1742 - 1786)

1742-86 Swedish chemist He was born in Stralsund (now in Germany) and was apprenticed to an apothecary. In 1775, the year that he was elected to the

Scheiner, Christoph (1573 - 1650)

German astronomer who carried out one of the earliest studies of sunspots and made significant improvements to the helioscope and the telescope. In

Open Schistosomiasis

( shĭs'təsōmì'əsĭs ), bilharziasis, or snail fever, parasitic disease caused by blood flukes, trematode worms of the genus Schistosoma. Three species

Open Schizophrenia

An overall title for a group of psychiatric disorders typfied by disturbances in thinking, behaviour and emotional response. The illness is disabling,