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Cancer Research Advocate Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | March 5, 2013

A champion of breast cancer awareness in the African-American community passes away at 63.

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Virologist Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | February 8, 2013

The editor-in-chief of the open access journal Retrovirology has passed away unexpectedly.

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Breast Cancer Pioneer Dies

By Jef Akst | January 3, 2013

Elwood Jensen, whose research inspired new treatments for breast cancer, has passed away at age 92.

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Evolutionary Biologist Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | January 2, 2013

Carl Woese, the discoverer of the third domain of life, has passed away at age 84.

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Rita Levi-Montalcini Dies

By Kelly Rae Chi | January 1, 2013

The neurophysiologist who earned a Nobel Prize for discovering nerve growth factor has passed away at age 103.

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Leading Neuroscientist Dies

By Louis-Eric Trudeau | November 30, 2012

Laurent Descarries, well known for his research on the brain’s axon terminals, has passed away at the age of 73.

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Cloning Biologist Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | October 12, 2012

Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Pioneer DNA Researcher Dies

By Jef Akst | October 2, 2012

Leonard Lerman, who helped elucidate the process from gene to protein, passed away last month at age 87.

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Environmental Policy Expert Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | September 19, 2012

A former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, and one of the early forces behind the Clean Air Act, dies at 92.

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Cartographer of Metabolic Pathways Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | June 4, 2012

A biochemist who mapped the ways in which molecular pathways interact passed away at age 96.

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