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Epidemiologist Who Helped Eradicate Smallpox Dies

By Alison F. Takemura | August 22, 2016

Donald Henderson, who led the World Health Organization’s fight against the disease in the 1960s and ’70s, has passed away at age 87.

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Biologist Who Communicated With Dolphins Dies

By Alison F. Takemura | August 15, 2016

Louis Herman, who made seminal discoveries on dolphin cognition, has passed away at age 86.

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Nobel Laureate Dies

By Alison F. Takemura | August 5, 2016

Chemist Ahmed Zewail, the “father of femtochemistry,” has passed away at age 70.

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Prominent Ecologist Dies

By Catherine Offord | June 16, 2016

Bob Paine, best known for introducing the idea of “keystone species,” has passed away at age 83.

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Esteemed Zoologist Dies

By Catherine Offord | June 1, 2016

Robert McNeill Alexander, best known for his work on animal locomotion, has passed away aged 81.

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Population Ecologist Dies

By Jef Akst | May 18, 2016

Ilkka Hanski of the University of Helsinki has passed away at age 63.

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Esteemed Bioinformatician Dies

By Bob Grant | April 27, 2016

Paul Joyce, dean of the University of Idaho’s College of Science, has passed away at age 57.

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Revered Biologist Dies

By Catherine Offord | April 27, 2016

Rick Harrison, an evolutionary biologist known for his research on speciation, has passed away at age 70.

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Nobel Laureate Dies

By Catherine Offord | April 25, 2016

Walter Kohn, a theoretical physicist who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has passed away at age 93.  

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Accomplished Biophysicist Dies

By Catherine Offord | April 5, 2016

Harold Morowitz, who dedicated his career to investigating the origins of life, has passed away at age 88.

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