Chemist Behind the Combined Oral Contraceptive Dies at 102
Chemist Behind the Combined Oral Contraceptive Dies at 102
George Rosenkranz was part of a team in Mexico City that first synthesized norethindrone in 1951.

Chemist Behind the Combined Oral Contraceptive Dies at 102
Chemist Behind the Combined Oral Contraceptive Dies at 102

George Rosenkranz was part of a team in Mexico City that first synthesized norethindrone in 1951.

George Rosenkranz was part of a team in Mexico City that first synthesized norethindrone in 1951.

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Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 9, 2019
Eaton studied morphology and growth during development at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics.
Hematologist and Oncologist Eugene Frenkel Dies
Hematologist and Oncologist Eugene Frenkel Dies
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 2, 2019
Frenkel investigated drug resistance in cancers and how vitamin B12 deficiency damages neurons.
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 20, 2019
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
Henry Lynch, Leader in Cancer Genetics, Dies
Henry Lynch, Leader in Cancer Genetics, Dies
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 7, 2019
The Creighton University researcher discovered the genetic basis of hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome.
Patricia Bath, Inventor of Laser-Based Cataract Treatment, Dies
Patricia Bath, Inventor of Laser-Based Cataract Treatment, Dies
Shawna Williams | Jun 6, 2019
The UCLA ophthalmologist worked to combat blindness in underserved communities.
Cancer Leader LaSalle Leffall, Jr. Dies
Cancer Leader LaSalle Leffall, Jr. Dies
Ashley Yeager | May 30, 2019
The Howard University surgeon was the first African American president of the American Cancer Society and mentored thousands of medical students.
University of Georgia Entomologist Marianne Shockley Dies
University of Georgia Entomologist Marianne Shockley Dies
Ashley P. Taylor | May 15, 2019
The young faculty member was active in outreach and teaching.
Neurobiologist Paul Greengard Dies
Neurobiologist Paul Greengard Dies
Ashley Yeager | Apr 15, 2019
The Nobel laureate revolutionized our understanding of how brain cells communicate.
Sydney Brenner, mRNA Discoverer, Dies
Sydney Brenner, mRNA Discoverer, Dies
Kerry Grens | Apr 5, 2019
One of the foremost molecular biologists of the 20th century, the Nobel laureate established C. elegans as a model organism, mapping its genes and development.