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1898 – He was born in Helsa near Kassel in Germany, on the 26th day of November this year.  1920 – He graduated under Prof. von Auwers at the University of Marburg/Lahn.  1922 – He was married to Maria Kurtz.  1923 – He was qualified as a lecturer. He spent 10 years as a lecturer ..

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1865 – The birth of an Audtrian-German chemist on the 1st day of April this year in Vienna. He was brought up by his mother after his father’s early death in 1880.   1893 – He went back to Munich; he started as an assistant professor in Graz. During his work in Graz he accomplished his ..

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1925 – Born 12th of March in Lackawanna, New York. 1943-1946 – Served in the U. S. Army in the 102nd Infantry Division in the Central Europe/Rhineland Campaigns.          – Attained the rank of Staff Sergeant – Battalion Aid Station. He was awarded a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster (twice), Purple Heart with Oak ..

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1946 – He was born on the 26th day of February in Damanhur, Egypt which is 60 km south-east of Alexandria) and raised in Disuq, and received his first degree from the University of Alexandria before moving from Egypt to the United States to complete his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania.   1976 – After ..

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1938 – Born in Aarberg, Switzerland on the 4th of October. 1964 – Wüthrich was educated in chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the University of Berne before pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Silvio Fallab at the University of Basel. 1965 – He continued post-doctoral work with Fallab for a short time before leaving ..

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1766 – Born in East Dereham, Norfolk on the 6th of August. 1793 – He obtained a doctorate in medicine from Cambridge University. 1800 – He left medicine and concentrated on pursuing these interests instead of his trained vocation. 1802 – His optical work was important as well, where he is remembered for his observations ..

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1796 – Born on August 15th in New York City. A botanist and chemist known for his extensive studies of North American flora. 1817 – He and several members of the Lyceum prepared A Catalogue of Plants Growing Spontaneously within Thirty Miles of the City of New York, which came to be known as “Torrey’s ..

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1932 – Born on April 26th in Blackpool, England. A British-born Canadian biochemist who developed the technique called oligonucleotide-based site-directed mutagenesis, which enabled researchers to introduce specific mutations into genes and, thus, to the proteins that they encode. 1956 – Smith received a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, England.          – He moved ..

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