Category : Months

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Wilhelm His

December 29th Born 29 Dec 1863; died 10 Nov 1934 at age 70. A Swiss cardiologist who  fully described the group of modified muscle fibers (Read More

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Kary B. Mullis

December 28th Born 28 Dec 1944. Kary Banks Mullis is an American biochemist who invented the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in 1983 and Read More

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Ian Donald

December 27th Born 27 Dec 1910; died 19 Jun 1987 at age 76. A British doctor who first succeeded in using reflective ultrasound images for Read More

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Frank Pantridge

December 26th An Irish cardiologist who developed a life-saving portable defibrillator. He found  that 60% of men (up to middle age) Read More

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Richard E(dwin) Shope

December 25th Born 25 Dec 1901; died 2 Oct 1966 at age 64. American veterinary pathologists and virologists first isolated the influenza virus, first vaccinated Read More

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Vladimir Bekhterev

December 24th Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev was a Russian neurophysiologist and psychiatrist who studied the anatomy and physiology of the nervous Read More