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Avram Noam Chomsky (1928- ) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, author, lecturer and political activist. Beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War, he established himself as a prominent critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Chomsky has become a profoundly influential voice on the left, lecturing widely and publishing numerous books on foreign policy, Mideast politics and related subjects. His self-professed commitment to freedom has le...
Jewish author, journalist, playwright, and teacher, and Nobel Prize winner; survivor of the Holocaust; b. in Romania under name: Eliezer Wiesel. From the description of Elie Wiesel collection, 1940s-2000. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969781 Nobel Peace Prize winner. From the description of All rivers run to the sea : memoirs / Elie Wiesel [manuscript], 1995. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647875299 ...
Francis Harry Compton Crick was born on June 8, 1916 in Weston Favell, a district of Northampton, in central England. At age 18, Crick attended University College London (UCL). In 1937, he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, second honors, in Physics with a minor in mathematics. With family financial aid, Crick began graduate study at UCL until the outbreak of World War II interrupted his studies. Crick's war work involved research on magnetic and acoustic mines for the British Admiralty. ...
Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 - May 20, 2002) was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation, leading many commentators to call him "America's unofficial evolutionist laureate". Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. From the description of Stephen Jay G...
The U.S. Hygienic Laboratory was established in 1887 under the U.S. Marine Hospital Service. It became a part of the U.S. Public Health Service in 1912. In 1930 the facility was renamed the National Institute of Health. From the guide to the Station journal of the Hygienic Laboratory/National Institute of Health, 1922-1937, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine) The U.S. Hygienic Laboratory was established in 1887 under the U.S. Marine Hospital Service....
Born in New York City, New York on 7 March 1938. Education: B.A., Chemistry, Swarthmore College (1960) ; Ph.D., Rockefeller University (1964). Employment: 1964-1965 Albert Einstein College of Medicine ; 1965-1968 The Salk Institute for Biological Studies ; 1982-1990 Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research ; 1990-1994 The Rockefeller University ; 1973-1983, 1994-1997 American Cancer Society ; 1963-1964, 1968-1990, 1994-1997 Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; 1997- California Institute of...
Watson taught molecular biology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of James Dewey Watson, 1945-1968 (inclusive), 1945-1954 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973209 ...
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from S. E. Luria and his wife, Zella Luria. From the description of Letters, 1970-1977, n.d., to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871852 Salvador E. Luria was a bacteriologist whose work with Max Delbruck on bacteriophage demonstrated that bacteria resistant to certain phages arose through gene mutations. His later work showed that phages also mutate genetically. He received the Nobel Prize...
Born in Kharkoff, Russia on 19 December 1919. Education: B.S., Biochemistry, City College of New York (1941), Ph.D., Biochemistry, Columbia University (1948). Employment: 1948-1949 Columbia University; 1949- Harvard University; 1959 Pasteur Institute, Paris; 1960- Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. From the description of Oral history interview with Boris Magasanik 1993-1995 (Chemical Heritage Foundation). WorldCat record id: 316237763 ...
Seymour S. Cohen is a biochemist whose work on bacterial viruses, begun in 1945, was the first systematic exploration of the biochemistry of virus-infected cells and of how viruses multiply. Other research during his career included delineating the phenomenon of thymineless death; developing derivatives of ara-A compound; working on RNA synthesis; studying the effects of polyamines on metabolic systems; and studying plant viruses (including viral cations). Much of his research has been useful in...
Thomas Foxen Anderson, a biophysicist and electron microscopist, was born on February 7, 1911 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. After attending high schools in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California and graduating from Glendale Union High School in California in 1928, he entered the California Institute of Technology, where he received a B.S. in chemistry in 1932. At this early stage of his scientific career, Anderson began to display a remarkable technological ingenuity and a pench...
Bernard D. Davis, 1916-1994, AB, 1936, Harvard College; MD, 1940, Harvard Medical School, was a bacteriologist at Harvard Medical School from 1957 to 1984, and was named Adele Lehman Professor of Bacterial Physiology and Director of the Bacterial Physiology Unit in 1968. Davis's research focused on protein synthesis, aminoglycides, ribosomes and protein transport; he also conducted innovative gene studies. From the description of Papers, 1960-1993. (Harvard University). WorldCat reco...