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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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
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