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Today in Chemical History: Friday, January 15th, 2021

Martin Chalfie
Born on this day, 1947. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008 "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP".

Artturi Virtanen
Born on this day, 1895. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1945 "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method"

Edward Teller
Born on this day, 1908. Assistant Director of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory during World War II, then Director of the Livermore Laboratory.

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