Harold Varmus is the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes. Check out a tribute to Dr. Varmus below.
Posts Tagged ‘Nobel Prize’
Yesterday marked the 13th anniversary of the passing of one of the 20th century’s most influential chemists, Linus Pauling. Pauling is the recipient of two Nobel Prizes and attributes one of his most important discoveries to radical thinking done while trying to overcome a nasty cold. Checkout his personal account in the video below.
What’s the connection between PCR and Mendocino, California? Everyone knows that Kerry Mullis was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for his improvement of PCR, but did you know that his methodology was hatched on the road to his cottage in Mendocino?
Check out the video below to hear the story from Mullis himself.