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Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka is a Japanese researcher who won the Nobel Prize in medicine for generating induced pluripotent stem cells from adult mouse fibroblasts.

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Nettie Stevens

Nettie Stevens was an early American geneticist who first observed the XY sex determination system.

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Marie Maynard Daly

Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist who studied the nuclei of tissues to determine the base compositions of the deoxypentose nucleic acids present. She studied the effects of aging, hypertension, and atherosclerosis had on the metabolism of the arterial wall. 46 more words

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Frances Kelsey

Frances Kelsey was a Canadian pharmacologist who refused to authorize the drug thalidomide for market safety concerns, which was later shown to cause serious birth defects. 19 more words

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Esther Lederberg

Esther Lederberg was an American microbiologist and pioneer of bacterial genetics. She discovered bacterial virus lambda, the transfer of genes between bacteria by specialized transduction, and the development of replica planting. 19 more words

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Ernest Everett Just

Ernest Everett Just was an African American biologist and science writer tho first recognized the role of the cell surface in the development of organisms. 22 more words

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Charles Henry Turner

Charles H. Turner was an African-American biologist, educator, and zoologist who was the first person to prove that insects can hear and distinguish pitch. Additionally he was the first to discover that cockroaches can learn by trial and error and that honeybees can see color. 26 more words

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