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Profiles in Science     View
Those interested in the history of modern biomedical science will find the archival collections of several prominent contributors here. Christian Anfinsen, Oswald T. Avery, Julius Axelrod, Joshua Lederberg, Barbara McClintock, Marshall Nirenberg, Lin ...

A Science Odyssey     View
This companion site to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program from 1998 presents an overview of developments in science and technology during the 20th century. Includes annotated timelines on topics such as medicine, physics, human behavior, and ...

Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries     View
"A [searchable] collection of 631 detailed biographies on members of the scientific community during the 16th and 17th centuries with vital facts about each individual and their contributions to science." A resource for finding background i ...     View
This site "combines rich narrative biography with clear graphic explanation to describe Canada's greatest scientists and their achievements." Features include profiles of several hundred scientists, an ask-a-scientist service and an archive ...

Linnaeus 2007     View
Website commemorating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus, "the most well-known Swedish scientist," whose work began "[t]he Linnaean era ... [which was] characterised by an ambition to catalogue, organise and give names ...

Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Project     View
Website for a project celebrating the life and works of British scientist Robert Boyle. "More than anyone else, he invented the modern experimental method. His profuse published findings on pneumatics, chemistry and many other scientific topics ...

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences     View
This helpful site contains profiles of past and present African American men and women scientists in the fields of science and engineering. The areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, medicine, and general inventors are just some ...

The A to Z Guide to Political Interference in Science     View
Descriptions of several situations in which "scientists who work for and advise the federal government [in the 21st century] have seen their work manipulated, suppressed, [and] distorted." Also includes a link to a list from December 2006 o ...

Great Canadian Scientists     View
This site includes biographies of twenty-four prominent Canadian scientists, with mini-bios for over a hundred more.

Profiles in Science: The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Papers     View
Biography of "Albert Imre Szent-Gyorgyi (1893-1986), a Hungarian-born biochemist, [who] was the first to isolate vitamin C, and ... [whose] research on biological oxidation provided the basis for Krebs' citric acid cycle. ... His later career wa ...



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