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Edgar Adrian Scientist Electricity within nerve cells 30-Nov-1889 04-Aug-1977 DEAD
Zhores I. Alferov Scientist Developed solar cells for the Sputnik program 15-Mar-1930 TBD ADD
Werner Arber Scientist Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage) 03-Jun-1929 TBD ADD
Richard Axel Scientist Odorant receptors and olfactory organization 02-Jul-1946 TBD ADD
Leo Baekeland Scientist Father of plastics 14-Nov-1863 23-Feb-1944 DEAD
Bruce Bagemihl Scientist Biological Exuberance ? TBD ADD
Frederick G. Banting Scientist Discovered insulin 14-Nov-1891 21-Feb-1941 DEAD
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi Scientist Co-Discoverer of HIV 30-Jul-1947 TBD ADD
Bill Bass Scientist Human decomposition 30-Aug-1928 TBD ADD
George Beadle Scientist One gene, one enzyme theory 22-Oct-1903 09-Jun-1989 DEAD
William Beebe Scientist Ocean explorer 29-Jul-1877 04-Jun-1962 DEAD
Georg von Békésy Scientist Mechanism of cochlear stimulation 03-Jun-1899 13-Jun-1972 DEAD
Baruj Benacerraf Scientist Gene control of HLA antigens 29-Oct-1920 02-Aug-2011 DEAD
Sune K. Bergström Scientist Prostaglandins 10-Jan-1916 15-Aug-2004 DEAD
Clarence Birdseye Scientist Frozen and dried food, wrapped in cellophane 09-Dec-1886 07-Oct-1956 DEAD
J. Michael Bishop Scientist Genetic causes of cancer 22-Feb-1936 TBD ADD
James W. Black Scientist Propranolol and cimetidine 14-Jun-1924 22-Mar-2010 DEAD
Elizabeth H. Blackburn Scientist Co-Discoverer of telomerase 26-Nov-1948 TBD ADD
Günter Blobel Scientist Protein signaling in cells 21-May-1936 TBD ADD
Konrad Bloch Scientist Cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism 21-Jan-1912 15-Oct-2000 DEAD
Baruch S. Blumberg Scientist Hepatitis B vaccine 28-Jul-1925 05-Apr-2011 DEAD
Jules Bordet Scientist Researched antibodies and antigens 13-Jun-1870 06-Apr-1961 DEAD
Norman Borlaug Scientist Engineered disease-resistant wheat 25-Mar-1914 12-Sep-2009 DEAD
Daniel Bovet Scientist Anti-histamines, muscle relaxants, sulfanilamide 23-Mar-1907 08-Apr-1992 DEAD
Sydney Brenner Scientist Genetic regulation of organ development 13-Jan-1927 TBD ADD
Rodney Brooks Scientist Robotics and artificial intelligence researcher 30-Dec-1954 TBD ADD
Giordano Bruno Scientist Heretic cosmologist 1548 17-Feb-1600 DEAD
Frank Macfarlane Burnet Scientist Acquired immunological tolerance 03-Sep-1899 31-Aug-1985 DEAD
Vannevar Bush Scientist Pre-internet visionary 11-Mar-1890 30-Jun-1974 DEAD
Guy Stewart Callendar Scientist Callendar Effect 09-Feb-1898 03-Oct-1964 DEAD
Walter Bradford Cannon Scientist Fight or flight response 19-Oct-1871 01-Oct-1945 DEAD
Mario Capecchi Scientist Knock-out mice 06-Oct-1937 TBD ADD
Arvid Carlsson Scientist Signal transduction in the nervous system 25-Jan-1923 TBD ADD
Rachel Carson Scientist Mother of the environmental movement 27-May-1907 14-Apr-1964 DEAD
Vint Cerf Scientist Co-Designed Internet's TCP-IP protocol 23-Jun-1943 TBD ADD
Ana María Cetto Scientist Mexican physicist 1946 TBD ADD
Ernst B. Chain Scientist Isolated penicillin 19-Jun-1906 12-Aug-1979 DEAD
Ananda M. Chakrabarty Scientist Oil-eating bacteria 04-Apr-1938 TBD ADD
Martin Chalfie Scientist Green Fluorescent Protein 1947 TBD ADD
Jule Charney Scientist Quasi-gesotrophic theory 01-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 DEAD
Walter Christaller Scientist Central Place Theory 21-Apr-1893 09-Mar-1969 DEAD
Leon Chua Scientist Hypothesized the memristor 28-Jun-1936 TBD ADD
Aaron Ciechanover Scientist Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation 01-Oct-1947 TBD ADD
A. J. Clark Scientist Drug responses 19-Aug-1885 30-Jul-1941 DEAD
Albert Claude Scientist Microstructure of the cell 23-Aug-1899 22-May-1983 DEAD
Stanley Cohen Scientist Nerve and skin cell growth factors 17-Nov-1922 TBD ADD
Francis Collins Scientist Human Genome Project 14-Apr-1950 TBD ADD
Carl Cori Scientist Catalytic conversion of glycogen 05-Dec-1896 20-Oct-1984 DEAD
Gerty Cori Scientist Catalytic conversion of glycogen 15-Aug-1896 26-Oct-1957 DEAD
Alan Cottrell Scientist Metallurgist at Cambridge 17-Jul-1919 15-Feb-2012 DEAD
André F. Cournand Scientist Cardiac catheterization 24-Sep-1895 19-Feb-1988 DEAD
Francis Crick Scientist Co-Discoverer of the structure of DNA 08-Jun-1916 28-Jul-2004 DEAD
Jan Czochralski Scientist Czochralski Process 23-Oct-1885 22-Apr-1953 DEAD
Henry Dale Scientist Acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter 09-Jun-1875 23-Jul-1968 DEAD
Henrik Dam Scientist Discovered Vitamin K 21-Feb-1895 00-Apr-1976 DEAD
Jean Dausset Scientist Recognition of HLA antigens 19-Oct-1916 06-Jun-2009 DEAD
Raymond Davis, Jr. Scientist Detected solar neutrinos 14-Oct-1914 31-May-2006 DEAD
Max Delbrück Scientist Molecular structure of viral genes (phages) 04-Sep-1906 10-Mar-1981 DEAD
Dorothy Denning Scientist Professor, interest in encryption 12-Aug-1945 TBD ADD
Jared Diamond Scientist Guns, Germs and Steel 10-Sep-1937 TBD ADD
Whitfield Diffie Scientist Invented public key cryptography 05-Jun-1944 TBD ADD
Kenelm Digby Scientist Founding member of the Royal Society 11-Jul-1603 11-Jun-1665 DEAD
T. G. Dobzhansky Scientist Genetics and the Origin of Species 25-Jan-1900 18-Dec-1975 DEAD
E. C. Dodds Scientist Diethylstilbestrol 13-Oct-1899 16-Dec-1973 DEAD
Peter C. Doherty Scientist T-cells and antigens 15-Oct-1940 TBD ADD
Edward A. Doisy Scientist Chemical structure of Vitamin K 03-Nov-1893 23-Oct-1986 DEAD
Gerhard Domagk Scientist Sulfa drugs for strep, stapf infections 30-Oct-1895 24-Apr-1964 DEAD
K. Eric Drexler Scientist Nanotechnology primer Engines of Creation 25-Apr-1955 TBD ADD
Renato Dulbecco Scientist Tumor viruses and host genetics 22-Feb-1914 20-Feb-2012 DEAD
Christian de Duve Scientist Microstructure of the cell 02-Oct-1917 04-May-2013 DEAD
John Eccles Scientist Membrane potential of nerves 27-Jan-1903 02-May-1997 DEAD
Gerald M. Edelman Scientist Chemical structure of antibodies 01-Jul-1929 17-May-2014 DEAD
Robert G. Edwards Scientist In vitro fertilization 27-Sep-1925 10-Apr-2013 DEAD
Paul R. Ehrlich Scientist The Population Bomb 29-May-1932 TBD ADD
Christiaan Eijkman Scientist Research led to discovery of vitamins 11-Aug-1858 05-Nov-1930 DEAD
Willem Einthoven Scientist Invented the electrocardiograph 21-May-1860 28-Sep-1927 DEAD
Gertrude B. Elion Scientist Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, AIDS 23-Jan-1918 21-Feb-1999 DEAD
Charles Elton Scientist Animal Ecology 29-Mar-1900 01-May-1991 DEAD
John F. Enders Scientist Cultured the polio virus 10-Feb-1897 08-Sep-1985 DEAD
Joseph Erlanger Scientist Nerve conduction 05-Jan-1874 05-Dec-1965 DEAD
James Pollard Espy Scientist The Philosophy of Storms 09-May-1785 24-Jan-1860 DEAD
Ulf von Euler Scientist Neurotransmitters, norepinephrine and prostaglandins 07-Feb-1905 09-Mar-1983 DEAD
Bartolomeo Eustachi Scientist Anatomist 1500 27-Aug-1574 DEAD
Martin Evans Scientist Embryonic stem cells 01-Jan-1941 TBD ADD
Max Faget Scientist Designer of NASA spacecraft 26-Aug-1921 09-Oct-2004 DEAD
Johannes Fibiger Scientist Caused cancer in lab rats 23-Apr-1867 30-Jan-1928 DEAD
Andrew Z. Fire Scientist RNA interference 27-Apr-1959 TBD ADD
Edmond H. Fischer Scientist Protein phosphorylation 06-Apr-1920 TBD ADD
Alexander Fleming Scientist Discovered penicillin 06-Aug-1881 11-Mar-1955 DEAD
Howard Florey Scientist Isolated penicillin 24-Sep-1898 21-Feb-1968 DEAD
Robert Fludd Scientist Cosmologist and hermetic philosopher 1574 08-Sep-1637 DEAD
Charles Fort Scientist Prophet of the Unexplained 06-Aug-1874 03-May-1932 DEAD
T. R. Fraser Scientist Made poison and venom into medicine 05-Feb-1841 04-Jan-1920 DEAD
Elizebeth Friedman Scientist America's first female cryptanalyst 26-Aug-1892 31-Oct-1980 DEAD
William Friedman Scientist Cryptography pioneer 24-Sep-1891 12-Nov-1969 DEAD
Robert F. Furchgott Scientist Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal 04-Jun-1916 19-May-2009 DEAD
John H. Gaddum Scientist Drug antagonism 31-Mar-1900 30-Jun-1965 DEAD
D. Carleton Gajdusek Scientist Kuru (slow virus infections) 09-Sep-1923 12-Dec-2008 DEAD
Herbert S. Gasser Scientist Nerve conduction 05-Jul-1888 11-May-1963 DEAD
Michael Gershon Scientist Gut neurobiology 1936 TBD ADD
Alfred G. Gilman Scientist G-protein cell signal transmission 01-Jul-1941 23-Dec-2015 DEAD
Robert Goddard Scientist Father of modern rocketry 05-Oct-1882 10-Aug-1945 DEAD
Thomas Gold Scientist Certain that oil is not a fossil fuel 22-May-1920 22-Jun-2004 DEAD
Joseph L. Goldstein Scientist Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism 18-Apr-1940 TBD ADD
Camillo Golgi Scientist Structure of the nervous system 07-Jul-1843 21-Jan-1926 DEAD
Ragnar Granit Scientist Physiology of the retina 30-Oct-1900 31-Mar-1990 DEAD
Susan Greenfield Scientist Brain Story 01-Oct-1950 TBD ADD
Paul Greengard Scientist Signal transduction in the nervous system 11-Dec-1925 TBD ADD
Carol W. Greider Scientist Co-Discoverer of telomerase 15-Apr-1961 TBD ADD
Amiram Grinvald Scientist High-resolution optical imaging 1949 TBD ADD
Roger Guillemin Scientist Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides) 11-Jan-1924 TBD ADD
Stephen Hales Scientist Statical Essays 07-Sep-1677 04-Jan-1761 DEAD
James E. Hansen Scientist Greenhouse effect and global warming 29-Mar-1941 TBD ADD
Haldan K. Hartline Scientist Physiology of the retina 22-Dec-1903 17-Mar-1983 DEAD
Leland H. Hartwell Scientist Regulators of cell cycle 30-Oct-1939 TBD ADD
Steven Hatfill Scientist US biowarfare researcher 24-Oct-1953 TBD ADD
Harald zur Hausen Scientist Papilloma virus 11-Mar-1936 TBD ADD
Norman G. Heatley Scientist Isolated penicillin 10-Jan-1911 05-Jan-2004 DEAD
Philip S. Hench Scientist Adrenocortical hormones 28-Feb-1896 30-Mar-1965 DEAD
Alfred D. Hershey Scientist Molecular structure of viral genes 04-Dec-1908 22-May-1997 DEAD
Avram Hershko Scientist Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation 31-Dec-1937 TBD ADD
Walter Hess Scientist Brain mapping, neurophysiological methods 17-Mar-1881 12-Aug-1973 DEAD
Corneille Heymans Scientist Aortic and carotid chemoreceptors 28-Mar-1892 18-Jul-1968 DEAD
Archibald V. Hill Scientist Studied muscles and nerves 26-Sep-1886 03-Jun-1977 DEAD
Peter B. Hirsch Scientist Electron microscopy in metallurgy 16-Jan-1925 TBD ADD
George H. Hitchings Scientist Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, arthritis 18-Apr-1905 27-Feb-1998 DEAD
Alan L. Hodgkin Scientist Electrical impulses in nerves 05-Feb-1914 20-Dec-1998 DEAD
Robert W. Holley Scientist RNA's role in protein synthesis 28-Jan-1922 11-Feb-1993 DEAD
Robert Hooke Scientist Law of Elasticity, microscopist 18-Jul-1635 03-Mar-1703 DEAD
Frederick Hopkins Scientist Discovered vitamins 20-Jun-1861 16-May-1947 DEAD
H. Robert Horvitz Scientist Genetic regulation of organ development 08-May-1947 TBD ADD
Bernardo Houssay Scientist Pituitary hormones in sugar metabolism 10-Apr-1887 21-Sep-1971 DEAD
Tsien Hsue-shen Scientist Founder of Chinese space program 11-Dec-1911 31-Oct-2009 DEAD
David H. Hubel Scientist Neurophysiology of vision 27-Feb-1926 22-Sep-2013 DEAD
Charles B. Huggins Scientist Hormonal treatment of prostate and breast cancers 22-Sep-1901 12-Jan-1997 DEAD
Tim Hunt Scientist Regulators of cell cycle 19-Feb-1943 TBD ADD
Andrew F. Huxley Scientist Electrical impulses in nerves 22-Nov-1917 30-May-2012 DEAD
Thomas Henry Huxley Scientist Debated Wilberforce over evolution 24-May-1825 29-Jun-1895 DEAD
Louis J. Ignarro Scientist Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal 31-May-1941 TBD ADD
François Jacob Scientist Operon theory of genetic control 17-Jun-1920 19-Apr-2013 DEAD
Niels K. Jerne Scientist Immune theory (anti-antibody) 23-Dec-1911 07-Oct-1994 DEAD
Miriam E. John Scientist VP at Sandia, 1999-2006 1948 TBD ADD
Joseph M. Juran Scientist The Pareto Principle 24-Dec-1904 28-Feb-2008 DEAD
Robert E. Kahn Scientist Co-Inventor, Internet's TCP-IP protocol 23-Dec-1938 TBD ADD
A. P. J. Kalam Scientist 11th President of India 2002-07 15-Oct-1931 27-Jul-2015 DEAD
Eric R. Kandel Scientist Signal transduction in the nervous system 07-Nov-1929 TBD ADD
Charles K. Kao Scientist Fiber optics 04-Nov-1933 TBD ADD
Bernard Katz Scientist Neurotransmitters and the pineal gland 26-Mar-1911 20-Apr-2003 DEAD
Edward C. Kendall Scientist Adrenocortical hormones 08-Sep-1886 04-May-1972 DEAD
Warwick Kerr Scientist Introduced african bees to South America 09-Sep-1922 TBD ADD
Ancel Keys Scientist Nutritionist, created the K ration 26-Jan-1904 20-Nov-2004 DEAD
H. Gobind Khorana Scientist RNA's role in protein synthesis 09-Jan-1922 09-Nov-2011 DEAD
Alfred Kinsey Scientist Researched human sexual behavior 23-Jun-1894 25-Aug-1956 DEAD
Athanasius Kircher Scientist Master of a Hundred Arts 02-May-1601 28-Nov-1680 DEAD
Barys Kit Scientist Rocket Propellant Handbook 06-Apr-1910 TBD ADD
Billy Klüver Scientist The Mr. Fix-It of kinetic art 13-Nov-1927 11-Jan-2004 DEAD
Georges J.F. Köhler Scientist Hybridoma technique (monoclonal antibodies) 17-Apr-1946 01-Mar-1995 DEAD
Willem Johan Kolff Scientist Artificial kidney, artificial heart 14-Feb-1911 11-Feb-2009 DEAD
Arthur Kornberg Scientist Synthesized DNA 03-Mar-1918 26-Oct-2007 DEAD
Roger D. Kornberg Scientist Molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription 24-Apr-1947 TBD ADD
Albrecht Kossel Scientist Chemistry of tissues and cells 16-Sep-1853 05-Jul-1927 DEAD
Edwin G. Krebs Scientist Protein phosphorylation 06-Jun-1918 21-Dec-2009 DEAD
Hans Krebs Scientist Tricarboxylic acid cycle 25-Apr-1900 22-Nov-1981 DEAD
August Krogh Scientist Discovered how capillaries regulate oxygen 15-Nov-1874 13-Sep-1949 DEAD
Karl Landsteiner Scientist Discovered blood typing 14-Jun-1868 26-Jun-1943 DEAD
Jaron Lanier Scientist Coined the term "virtual reality" 03-May-1960 TBD ADD
Paul C. Lauterbur Scientist Magnetic resonance imaging 06-May-1929 27-Mar-2007 DEAD
Henry C. Lee Scientist Prominent criminologist 22-Nov-1938 TBD ADD
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Scientist Master of the Microscope 24-Oct-1632 26-Aug-1723 DEAD
Rita Levi-Montalcini Scientist Nerve and skin cell growth factors 22-Apr-1909 30-Dec-2012 DEAD
Edward B. Lewis Scientist Drosophila researcher, Nobel laureate 20-May-1918 21-Jul-2004 DEAD
John C. Lilly Scientist Human-dolphin communication 06-Jan-1915 30-Sep-2001 DEAD
Fritz Lipmann Scientist Carbohydrate oxidation 12-Jun-1899 24-Jul-1986 DEAD
Otto Loewi Scientist Acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter 03-Jun-1873 25-Dec-1961 DEAD
Edward Lorenz Scientist Chaos theory 23-May-1917 16-Apr-2008 DEAD
James Lovelock Scientist The Gaia Theory 26-Jul-1919 TBD ADD
André Lwoff Scientist Operon theory of genetic control 08-May-1902 30-Sep-1994 DEAD
Feodor Lynen Scientist Cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism 06-Apr-1911 06-Aug-1979 DEAD
Trofim Lysenko Scientist Dazzled Stalin with false genetic theory 29-Sep-1898 20-Nov-1976 DEAD
John Macleod Scientist Helped discover insulin 06-Sep-1876 16-Mar-1935 DEAD
William J. Madia Scientist Stanford Linear Accelerator Center 1948 TBD ADD
Guglielmo Marconi Scientist Inventor of radio 25-Apr-1874 20-Jul-1937 DEAD
Edme Mariotte Scientist Discovered eye's blind spot 1620 12-May-1684 DEAD
William Masters Scientist Human Sexual Response 27-Dec-1915 16-Feb-2001 DEAD
James J. McCarthy Scientist President of AAAS ? TBD ADD
Barbara McClintock Scientist Discovered transposable genes 16-Jun-1902 02-Sep-1992 DEAD
Victor A. McKusick Scientist Father of medical genetics 21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 DEAD
Ilya Mechnikov Scientist Researched the immune system 16-May-1845 16-Jul-1916 DEAD
Craig C. Mello Scientist RNA interference 19-Oct-1960 TBD ADD
Gregor Mendel Scientist Discovered the laws of inheritance 22-Jul-1822 06-Jan-1884 DEAD
Ralph Merkle Scientist Public key cryptographer 02-Feb-1952 TBD ADD
Otto Meyerhof Scientist Glycogen-lactic acid cycle 12-Apr-1884 06-Oct-1951 DEAD
César Milstein Scientist Hybridoma technique (monoclonal antibodies) 08-Oct-1927 24-Mar-2002 DEAD
Marvin Minsky Scientist Father of Artificial Intelligence 09-Aug-1927 24-Jan-2016 DEAD
Paul Mockapetris Scientist Inventor, Internet Domain Name System 18-Nov-1948 TBD ADD
Egas Moniz Scientist Pre-frontal lobotomy and cerebral arteriography 29-Nov-1874 13-Dec-1955 DEAD
Jacques Monod Scientist Operon theory of genetic control 09-Feb-1910 31-May-1976 DEAD
Luc Montagnier Scientist Co-Discoverer of HIV 18-Aug-1932 TBD ADD
Thomas H. Morgan Scientist Fruit fly chromosomes and heredity 25-Sep-1866 04-Dec-1945 DEAD
Hermann J. Muller Scientist Genetic effects of radiation 21-Dec-1890 05-Apr-1967 DEAD
Paul H. Müller Scientist Synthesized DDT 12-Jan-1899 12-Oct-1965 DEAD
Ferid Murad Scientist Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal 14-Sep-1936 TBD ADD
William P. Murphy Scientist Liver therapy for pernicious anemia 06-Feb-1892 09-Oct-1987 DEAD
Daniel Nathans Scientist Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage) 30-Oct-1928 16-Nov-1999 DEAD
Erwin Neher Scientist Cellular ion channels 20-Mar-1944 TBD ADD
Charles Nicolle Scientist Found that lice transmit typhus 21-Sep-1866 28-Feb-1936 DEAD
Marshall W. Nirenberg Scientist RNA's role in protein synthesis 10-Apr-1927 15-Jan-2010 DEAD
Paul Nurse Scientist Regulators of cell cycle 25-Jan-1949 TBD ADD
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Scientist Embryonic development of fruit flies 20-Oct-1942 TBD ADD
Severo Ochoa Scientist Synthesized RNA 24-Sep-1905 01-Nov-1993 DEAD
John Boyd Orr Scientist Nutritionist, Nobel Prize recipient 23-Sep-1880 25-Jun-1971 DEAD
Albert S. Osborn Scientist Questioned Documents 1858 1946 DEAD
George Pake Scientist First director of Xerox PARC 01-Apr-1924 04-Mar-2004 DEAD
George E. Palade Scientist Microstructure of the cell 19-Nov-1912 07-Oct-2008 DEAD
George Papanicolaou Scientist Pap smear 13-May-1883 19-Feb-1962 DEAD
Jack Parsons Scientist Satanic rocket scientist 02-Oct-1914 17-Jul-1952 DEAD
Ivan Pavlov Scientist Conditioned reflexes 14-Sep-1849 27-Feb-1936 DEAD
Ken Perlin Scientist Perlin noise 1957 TBD ADD
Laurence J. Peter Scientist The Peter Principle 16-Sep-1919 12-Jan-1990 DEAD
Gregory Pincus Scientist Inventor of oral contraceptives 09-Apr-1903 22-Aug-1967 DEAD
William Pollack Scientist Treatment for Rh Disease 26-Feb-1926 03-Nov-2013 DEAD
Giambattista della Porta Scientist Magia Naturalis 1538 04-Feb-1615 DEAD
Rodney R. Porter Scientist Chemical structure of antibodies 08-Oct-1917 06-Sep-1985 DEAD
Jon Postel Scientist Creator of the Internet's RFC system 06-Aug-1943 16-Oct-1998 DEAD
Bill Proenza Scientist Director, National Hurricane Center, 2007 1945 TBD ADD
Stanley B. Prusiner Scientist Prions 28-May-1942 TBD ADD
Daniel R. Raichel Scientist Acoustics expert 1935 22-Dec-2006 DEAD
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Scientist Ribosomes 1952 TBD ADD
Orville Redenbacher Scientist Popcorn maker 16-Jul-1907 19-Sep-1995 DEAD
Walter Reed Scientist Proved mosquitos spread Yellow Fever 13-Sep-1851 22-Nov-1902 DEAD
Wilhelm Reich Scientist Founder of Orgonomy 24-Mar-1897 03-Nov-1957 DEAD
Tadeus Reichstein Scientist Adrenocortical hormones 20-Jul-1897 01-Aug-1996 DEAD
Dickinson W. Richards Scientist Cardiac catheterization 30-Oct-1895 23-Feb-1973 DEAD
Charles Richet Scientist Studied anaphylaxis and ectoplasm 26-Aug-1850 04-Dec-1935 DEAD
Charles Richter Scientist Groundbreaking seismologist 26-Apr-1900 30-Sep-1985 DEAD
Frederick C. Robbins Scientist Cultured the polio virus 25-Aug-1916 04-Aug-2003 DEAD
Larry Roberts Scientist Principal architect, ARPANET 1937 TBD ADD
Richard J. Roberts Scientist Eukaryotic (split) genes 06-Sep-1943 TBD ADD
Martin Rodbell Scientist G-protein cell signal transmission 01-Dec-1925 07-Dec-1998 DEAD
Irwin Rose Scientist Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation 16-Jul-1926 02-Jun-2015 DEAD
Ronald Ross Scientist Discovered malaria parasite in mosquitoes 13-May-1857 16-Sep-1932 DEAD
Peyton Rous Scientist Blood banks and carcinogenic viruses 05-Oct-1879 16-Feb-1970 DEAD
Benjamin Count Rumford Scientist Established the Rumford Medal 26-Mar-1753 21-Aug-1814 DEAD
Burt Rutan Scientist Homebrew aircraft guru 17-Jun-1943 TBD ADD
Bert Sakmann Scientist Cellular ion channels 12-Jun-1942 TBD ADD
Jonas Salk Scientist Discoverer of the first polio vaccine 28-Oct-1914 23-Jun-1995 DEAD
Bengt I. Samuelsson Scientist Prostaglandins 21-May-1934 TBD ADD
Andrew V. Schally Scientist Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides) 30-Nov-1926 TBD ADD
Theodor Schwann Scientist Cell Theorist 07-Dec-1810 11-Jan-1882 DEAD
Claude Shannon Scientist Pioneer in information theory 30-Apr-1916 24-Feb-2001 DEAD
Jens C. Skou Scientist ATPase researcher 08-Oct-1918 TBD ADD
George E. Smith Scientist Digital photography 10-May-1930 TBD ADD
Hamilton O. Smith Scientist Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage) 23-Aug-1931 TBD ADD
Theobald Smith Scientist Infectious and parasitic diseases 31-Jul-1859 10-Dec-1934 DEAD
Oliver Smithies Scientist Knock-out mice 23-Jun-1925 10-Jan-2017 DEAD
George D. Snell Scientist Recognition of HLA antigens 19-Dec-1903 06-Jun-1996 DEAD
Hans Spemann Scientist Experimental embryology 27-Jun-1869 09-Sep-1941 DEAD
Percy Spencer Scientist Invented the microwave oven 19-Jul-1894 08-Sep-1970 DEAD
Roger W. Sperry Scientist "Split brain" hemispheric neurophysiology 20-Aug-1913 17-Apr-1994 DEAD
John P. Stapp Scientist Rocket sled pioneer 11-Jul-1910 13-Nov-1999 DEAD
Thomas A. Steitz Scientist Ribosomes 23-Aug-1940 TBD ADD
Marie Stopes Scientist Scientist and birth control advocate 15-Oct-1880 02-Oct-1958 DEAD
John E. Sulston Scientist Genetic regulation of organ development 27-Mar-1942 TBD ADD
Earl W. Sutherland, Jr. Scientist Hormones mechanisms (cyclic AMP) 19-Nov-1915 09-Mar-1974 DEAD
George James Symons Scientist Meteorologist, British Rainfall 06-Aug-1838 10-Mar-1900 DEAD
Albert Szent-Györgyi Scientist Vitamins C and B2 16-Sep-1893 22-Oct-1986 DEAD
Jack W. Szostak Scientist First artificial chromosome 09-Nov-1952 TBD ADD
Edward Tatum Scientist One gene, one enzyme theory 14-Dec-1909 07-Nov-1975 DEAD
Robert Taylor Scientist Founder of ARPANET 10-Feb-1932 13-Apr-2017 DEAD
Howard M. Temin Scientist Tumor viruses and host genetics 10-Dec-1934 09-Feb-1994 DEAD
Frederick Terman Scientist Stanford Research Park 07-Jun-1900 19-Dec-1982 DEAD
Max Theiler Scientist Yellow fever vaccination 30-Jan-1899 11-Aug-1972 DEAD
Hugo Theorell Scientist Oxidation enzymes 06-Jul-1903 15-Aug-1982 DEAD
E. Donnall Thomas Scientist Bone marrow transplants 15-Mar-1920 20-Oct-2012 DEAD
Lonnie Thompson Scientist Paleoclimatologist, glaciologist 01-Jul-1948 TBD ADD
Sebastian Thrun Scientist Stanford AI Laboratory 1967 TBD ADD
Susumu Tonegawa Scientist Antibody production and diversity 06-Sep-1939 TBD ADD
Roger Y. Tsien Scientist Green Fluorescent Protein 01-Feb-1952 24-Aug-2016 DEAD
Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky Scientist Astronautics and rocket dynamics pioneer 17-Sep-1857 19-Sep-1935 DEAD
Murray Turoff Scientist Computer conferencing and instant messaging 13-Feb-1936 TBD ADD
John R. Vane Scientist Prostaglandins 29-Mar-1927 19-Nov-2004 DEAD
Harold E. Varmus Scientist Genetic causes of cancer 18-Dec-1939 TBD ADD
Wernher von Braun Scientist German-American rocket scientist 23-Mar-1912 16-Jun-1977 DEAD
Selman A. Waksman Scientist Streptomycin and other antibiotics 22-Jul-1888 16-Aug-1973 DEAD
Otto Warburg Scientist Effect of oxygen on cancer 08-Oct-1883 01-Aug-1970 DEAD
James Watson Scientist Co-Discoverer of DNA 06-Apr-1928 TBD ADD
Alfred Wegener Scientist Continental drift 01-Nov-1880 00-Nov-1930 DEAD
William H. Welch Scientist Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 08-Apr-1850 30-Apr-1934 DEAD
Thomas H. Weller Scientist Cultured the polio virus 15-Jun-1915 23-Aug-2008 DEAD
Horace Wells Scientist Nitrous oxide as a surgical anesthetic 21-Jan-1815 24-Jan-1848 DEAD
George H. Whipple Scientist Bile, hemoglobin, and the liver 28-Aug-1878 02-Feb-1976 DEAD
Eric F. Wieschaus Scientist Embryonic development of fruit flies 08-Jun-1947 TBD ADD
Torsten N. Wiesel Scientist Neurophysiology of vision 03-Jun-1924 TBD ADD
Jeffrey Wigand Scientist Tobacco industry whistleblower 17-Dec-1942 TBD ADD
Terry Winograd Scientist Understanding Natural Language 24-Feb-1946 TBD ADD
Joan B. Woodard Scientist EVP at Sandia National Laboratories 1951 TBD ADD
Herbert O. Yardley Scientist U.S. cryptographer during WWI 13-Apr-1889 07-Aug-1958 DEAD
Ada E. Yonath Scientist Cryocrystallography 22-Jun-1939 TBD ADD
William D. Young Scientist Monogram Biosciences 1944 TBD ADD
Eliezer Yudkowsky Scientist Co-Founder, Singularity Institute 11-Sep-1979 TBD ADD
Rolf M. Zinkernagel Scientist T-cells and antigens 06-Jan-1944 TBD ADD
Hans Zinsser Scientist Typhus vaccine 17-Nov-1878 04-Sep-1940 DEAD