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Dr Hamilton Naki He was a black laboratory assistant to white cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard in South Africa under apartheid Dr. Hamilton Naki was the second most importat man in the team that performed the first heart transplant in history

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994) se especializó en cristalografía de rayos X. Determinó la estructura de la penicilina y de la vitamina B12 antes de obtener el Nobel de Química (1964) por sus estudios sobre la difracción de los rayos X para su aplicación en la búsqueda de la estructura exacta de las moléculas orgánicas complejas. También descubrió la estructura de la insulina, el virus del mosaico del tabaco y determinó la estructura de varias sustancias biológicas mediante rayos X.

Mujeres en la historia que han obtenido un Premio Nobel (Parte 2)

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin May 1910 - 29 July was a British biochemist who development of protein crystallography and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup--wow, these men were DISGUSTING assholes.

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

Dr. Robert Jarvik, inventor of the first permanent artificial #heart, Jarvik-7, holds up a model like the one he implanted in Barney Clark in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1982.  The patient survived for 112 days.

Doctor donates artificial heart to Smithsonian

Robert Jarvik, Jarvik is credited as inventor of the artificial heart, which surgeon William DeVries implanted in 1982 in Seattle dentist Barney Clark, who survived 112 days

#CelebCats#FamousCats|#Edwin Hubble, astronomer and cat lover.

10 Cats who made Hilariously Poor Decisions

Edwin Hubble, astronomer and cat lover.Edwin Hubble and Copernicus the cat

24 May 2015     Touching to Listen     Helen Brooke Taussig, who was born on this day in 1898 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is known for her work on ‘blue baby syndrome’, a condition so called because babies’ lips, fingers and toes turn blue. This is an indication that a heart defect is preventing enough blood from reaching the lungs to provide the body with oxygen. It’s commonly caused by a combination of four defects in the heart known as the Tetralogy of Fallot. In 1944, Taussig and ...

24 May 2015 Touching to Listen Helen Brooke Taussig, who was born on this day in 1898 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is known for her work on ‘blue baby syndrome’, a condition so called because babies’.

Christiaan Neethling Barnard (Kasım 1922 – 2 Eylül 2001), Güney Afrikalı kalp cerrahı. İnsandan insana ilk başarılı kalp nakli ameliyatını gerçekleştirdi.

Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.

Born on  1/18/1856, Daniel Hale Williams was the fifth of seven children to Daniel and Sarah Williams. He was therefore noted as the first person to perform open heart surgery but more noteworthy; he was the first surgeon to successfully open a chest cavity without the patient dying of infection.  His procedures were later used as standards for internal surgeries.

Born on 1/18/1856, Daniel Hale Williams was the fifth of seven children to Daniel and Sarah Williams. He was therefore noted as the first person to perform open heart surgery but more noteworthy; he was the first surgeon to successfully open a chest cavity without the patient dying of infection. His procedures were later used as standards for internal surgeries.

Friendly Reminder: A Monstrous Black Hole is What’s Holding our Galaxy Together.

Photo: Friendly Reminder A monstrous black hole is what’s holding our galaxy together.

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