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Bayer founder Friedrich Weskott (1821-1876).

Bayer founder Friedrich Weskott (1821-1876).

Bayer founder Friedrich Bayer (1825-1880)

Bayer founder Friedrich Bayer (1825-1880)

Marie Curie

On April Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate radioactive radium salts from the mineral pitchblende in their laboratory in Paris. They won a Nobel prize a year later.

Georg von Békésy [Békésy György] (1899-1972) | Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1961 "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" | Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Georg von Békésy [Békésy György] (1899-1972) | Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1961 "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" | Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Bayer researcher Professor Gerhard Domagk, discoverer of sulfonamides and Nobel prizewinner of 1939, entered seemingly insignificant data into his logbook.

Bayer researcher Professor Gerhard Domagk, discoverer of sulfonamides and Nobel prizewinner of entered seemingly insignificant data into his logbook.

Karl Landsteiner: Scientist who discovered blood groups in 1901. Father of modern transfusion & received the Nobel Prize in 1930. He also discovered the Polio virus.

Karl Landsteiner: Scientist who discovered blood groups in Father of modern transfusion received the Nobel Prize in He also discovered the Polio virus.

Sir James Young Simpson, discoverer of chloroform's use as an anesthetic, 1865

Sir James Young Simpson, Discoverer of Chloroform's Use as an Anesthetic, Carte de Visite, Circa 1865

Joseph Priestley - co-discoverer of oxygen, inventor of carbonated water, also noted for his work in electricity.

Gather info on John Priestly, clergyman, political theorist, and scientist whose work advanced liberal political and religious ideas and experimental chemistry.

Dr. Charles Richard Drew  physician, researcher, and surgeon who revolutionized the understanding of blood plasma -- and found a practical application for his work in the concept of the blood bank.

Charles Richard Drew physician, researcher, and surgeon who revolutionized the understanding of blood plasma -- and found a practical application for his work in the concept of the blood bank.

Deutsches Reich 1940  Mi.Nr: 760/761 - Emil von Behring

Details zu Deutsches Reich Mi.Nr: 760/761 - Emil von Behring - postfrisch aus 1940

Deutsches Reich 1940 Mi.Nr: 760/761 - Emil von Behring

An eye-opening look at handling the Ebola outbreak through the eyes of one of the doctors in West Africa.

What it’s like to be a doctor treating Ebola during the worst outbreak in history

An eye-opening look at handling the Ebola outbreak through the eyes of one of the doctors in West Africa.

#onthisdayinchemistry December 30th   Ductile tungsten for incandescent bulb filaments was patented on this day in 1913 American physicist William David Coolidge brought tungsten (W) from laboratory obscurity to the centre of the industrial stage and gave the x-ray a central role in the progress of medicine throughout the world.

#onthisdayinchemistry December 30th Ductile tungsten for incandescent bulb filaments was patented on this day in 1913 American physicist William David Coolidge brought tungsten (W) from laboratory obscurity to the centre of the industrial stage and gave the x-ray a central role in the progress of medicine throughout the world.

Selman Waksman, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for developing 22 antibiotics—most notably Streptomycin.

Selman Waksman American inventor, biochemist and microbiologist. "for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis"

On November 23, 1902, Walter Reed, head of U.S. Yellow Fever Commission in Cuba, died.  During his time in Cuba, Reed conclusively demonstrated that mosquitoes transmitted the deadly disease. Reed …

On November Walter Reed, head of U. Yellow Fever Commission in Cuba, died. During his time in Cuba, Reed conclusively demonstrated that mosquitoes transmitted the deadly disease.

On this day in #chemistry  July 17th   English chemist Sir Frederick Abel was born on this day in 1827 He invented cordite, a type of smokeless explosive made of nitrocellulose. Its use in firearms during WWI was a huge advantage over conventional gunpowder, because it does not produce visually obstructive smoke clouds when fired. Nowadays it is no longer used

On this day in #chemistry July 17th English chemist Sir Frederick Abel was born on this day in 1827 He invented cordite, a type of smokeless explosive made of nitrocellulose. Its use in firearms during WWI was a huge advantage over conventional gunpowder, because it does not produce visually obstructive smoke clouds when fired. Nowadays it is no longer used

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