Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf
Victor A. McKusick
Victor Almon McKusick (October 21, 1921 – July 22, 2008), internist and medical geneticist, was University Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltim...
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Albert Fert
Albert Fert (born 7 March 1938) is a French physicist and one of the discoverers of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in gigabyte hard disks. Currently, he is an emeritus pr...
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Dennis Ritchie
Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (September 9, 1941 – c. October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist. He created the C programming language and, with long-time colleague Ken Thompson, the Unix ope...
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Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf
Akira Endo (biochemist)
Akira Endo (遠藤 章, Endō Akira, born 14 November 1933) is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin d...
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Jack L. Strominger
Jack Leonard Strominger (born August 7, 1925) is Higgins Professor of Biochemistry at Harvard University, specializing in the structure and function of human histocompatibility proteins and their role...
Frank Fenner
Frank John Fenner, AC, CMG, MBE, FRS, FAA (21 December 1914 – 22 November 2010) was an Australian scientist with a distinguished career in the field of virology. His two greatest achievements are cite...
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Bob Kahn
Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fu...
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Ephraim Katzir
Ephraim Katzir (Hebrew: אפרים קציר‎) (16 May 1916 – 30 May 2009) was an Israeli biophysicist and former Israeli Labor Party politician. He was the fourth President of Israel from 1973 until ...
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Peter Grünberg
Peter Andreas Grünberg (born 18 May 1939) is a German physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Albert Fert of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in...
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Taq polymerase
Taq polymerase /ˌtæk ˈpɒlɨməreɪz/ is a thermostable DNA polymerase named after the thermophilic bacterium Thermus aquaticus from which it was originally isolated by Thomas D. Brock in 1965. It is of...
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Erkki Ruoslahti
Erkki Ruoslahti is a cancer researcher and distinguished professor at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and an adjunct distinguished professor at the University of California Santa Barbara. R...
Vint Cerf
Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf (/ˈsɜrf/; born June 23, 1943) is an American internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with American engineer Bob Kahn. Hi...
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Masatoshi Takeichi
Masatoshi Takeichi (竹市 雅俊, Takeichi Masatoshi, born November 27, 1943) is a Japanese cell biologist, who serves as director of the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan. He is ...
Leo Esaki
Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever and Brian David Josephson for hi...
John J. Wild
John Julian Cuttance Wild (August 11, 1914 – September 18, 2009) was an English-born American physician who was part of the first group to use ultrasound for body imaging, most notably for diagn...
Japan Prize
The Japan Prize (日本国際賞, Nihon-kokusai-shō, lit.: Japan International Prize) is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose "original and outstanding achievements in science and technol...
Seiji Ogawa
Seiji Ogawa (小川 誠二 Ogawa Seiji, born January 19, 1934) is a Japanese researcher known for discovering the technique that underlies Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). He is regarded as the f...
Luc Montagnier
Luc Antoine Montagnier (born 18 August 1932) is a French virologist and joint recipient with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Harald zur Hausen of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his di...
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Nick Holonyak
Nick Holonyak, Jr. (born November 3, 1928) is an American engineer and educator. He is noted particularly for his 1962 invention of a light-emitting diode (LED) that emitted visible red light instead ...
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W. Wesley Peterson
William Wesley Peterson (April 22, 1924 – May 6, 2009) was an American mathematician and computer scientist. He was best known for discovering the Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC), for which resea...
Tadamitsu Kishimoto
Dr.Tadamitsu Kishimoto (岸本 忠三, Kishimoto Tadamitsu, born May 7, 1939 in Osaka) is a Japanese immunologist known for research on IgM and cytokines, most famously, interleukin 6.He did postdocto...
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David E. Kuhl
David Edmund Kuhl (born October 27, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri) isan American scientist specializing in nuclear medicine.He is well known for his pioneering work in positron emission tomography. Dr. ...
Arvid Carlsson
Arvid Carlsson (born 25 January 1923) is a Swedish scientist who is best known for his work with the neurotransmitter dopamine and its effects in Parkinson's disease. For his work on dopamine, Carlsso...
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Kimishige Ishizaka
Dr Kimishige "Kimi" Ishizaka (石坂 公成, Ishizaka Kimishige, born 3 December 1925, Tokyo) is a Japanese scientist who discovered the antibody class IgE in 1966. His work has been regarded as a maj...
Peter Shaw Ashton
Peter Shaw Ashton (born 27 June 1934) is a British botanist. He is Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry at Harvard University, and director of the Arnold Arboretum there from 1978 to 1987.Born in Bos...
Peter Vitousek
Peter Morrison Vitousek (born January 24, 1949 ) is an American ecologist, particularly known for his work on the nitrogen cycle.Born in Hawaii, Vitousek graduated from Amherst College in 1971 and rec...
Robert Gallo
Robert Charles Gallo (born March 23, 1937) is an American biomedical researcher. He is best known for his role in the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the infectious agent respon...
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Kary Mullis
Kary Banks Mullis (born December 28, 1944) is a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist, author, and lecturer. In recognition of his improvement of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique, he sh...
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