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Today in Chemical History: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Richard F Heck
Born on this day, 1931. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2010 "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis".

Prince Louis-Victor Pierre Raymond de Broglie
Born on this day, 1892; Ob. 1987. Nobel Prize in Physics, 1929 "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons".

Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz
Born on this day, 1896; Ob. 1957. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 "for the discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen", a prize shared with her husband Carl Ferdinand Cori.




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