Alexander Fleming (1881-1955):  This Scottish doctor was growing bacteria on petri dishes when he noticed that some dishes had grown moldy.  Before he threw out the dishes, he noticed that the mold seemed to have killed the bacteria he was growing.  He called the substance Penicillin, and it was the very first antibiotic.

Sir Alexander Fleming (August 1881 - March is famous as the discoverer of the antibiotic substance lysozyme and for isolating the antibiotic substance penicillin from the fungus Penicillium notatum -

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1964: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Prize motivation: "for her determinations by X-ray techniques of the structures of important biochemical substances"

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin, OM, FRS May 1910 – 29 July née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

Home / Video Player        Share      Tell a Friend      Comments    Powered by akamai  The Mystery of Memory(29 minutes)    This half hour documentary takes viewers on a journey of discovery, looking at some of the most exciting scientific research being done today on the biological workings of memory. Credits: Kikim Media (production)  Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2009

In this free online science and health game, students explore the symptoms and treatment of diabetes by caring for a pet with blood sugar issues.

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Elizabeth H. Blackburn Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telemeres and the enzyme telomerase.

Elizabeth H. Blackburn - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase".

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Gerty Theresa Cori (née Radnitz; August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist  and 1947 Nobel laureate. She was the first American woman to win a Nobel Prize in science and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Rita Levi-Montalcini. Nobel prize in physiology or medicine. 103 years old :: via the independent

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Rita Levi-Montalcini, became the first Nobel Prize-winner to reach the age of 100 in From 2001 until her death in she also served in the Italian Senate as a Senator for Life.

Edvard I. Moser, Prize share: 1/4.  The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014.  Photo: Kavli Institute, NTNU, CC-BY-SA-3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.   "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 6 Oct 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2014/>

Edvard I. Moser – Norway - "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

May-Britt Moser, Prize share: 1/4.  The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014.  Photo: Kavli Institute, NTNU, CC-BY-SA-3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.   "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 6 Oct 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2014/>

May-Britt Moser – Norway- "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

Two pioneers of stem cell research now share the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology. John Gurdon from the UK and Shinya Yamanaka from Japan were awarded the prize for changing adult cells into stem cells, which can become any other type of cell in the body. (via BBC)

Stem cell experts win Nobel prize

Two pioneers of stem cell research have shared the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology, for experiments 40 years apart.

ROLE MODEL - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983 was awarded to Barbara McClintock "for her discovery of mobile genetic elements".

Barbara McClintock - Phisiology or Medicine 1983 Discovered mobile genetic elements, "jumping genes"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Educational related games for students, also see Physics & Biology, Literature, Economics, Peace Prize lessons...Thank you Sharla VP original pin!

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release - re: vesicle transport in cells!

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