CONTRIBUTIONS OF SCIENTISTS/RESEARCHERS ON BIOLOGY AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Discovery of penicillin from the mold penicillum. Popularized lobotomy. Introduction of streptomycin as first antibiotic for TB. Conducted a pioneering research that revealed the general structure of DNA. Discovery of polio vaccine. Introduction of birth control pill. Invention of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Conducted the Human Genome Project, international scie ntific collaboration that seeks to understand the entire genetic blueprint of a human being (Genetics).

Reference/s: "Invention (device or process)." Microsoft® Encarta® 2006 [CD]. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation, 2005.

Sikorski, Robert, and Peters, Richard. "Medicine." Microsoft® Encarta® 2006 [CD]. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation, 2005.

June 30, 2006

CONTRIBUTIONS OF SCIENTISTS/RESEARCHERS ON BIOLOGY AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Prepared by: Ceriaco, C. B. BSN II – 13 SLU-CON

Submitted to: Mr. Manalad, M. Science, Technology, and Society

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