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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 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

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

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

Samuelsson, Bengt Ingemar (1934 - )

Swedish biochemist who was awarded a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1982 with Sune Bergström and John Vane for their discovery of

Open Sanger, Frederick, 1918-2013
Sanger, Frederick, 1918-2013

Place : Sweden Subject : biography, chemistry English biochemist who worked out the sequence of amino acids in various protein molecules. For his work

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

Open Scholes, Myron S. (1941 - )
Scholes, Myron S. (1941 - )

1941 Born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. 1961 Received BA in economics from McMaster University, Ontario. 1964 Received MBA. 1968 Appointed associate