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Biography of Kate Gleason

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Early life An American engineer and businesswoman, whose resourceful management skills were largely responsible for the success of her family’s machine-tool business and that of other companies and institutions; Kate Gleason was born...

Biography of William Moulton Marston

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An American inventor, scientist, psychologist, writer, and comic book character creator who created the character Wonder Woman, William Moulton Marston was born on 9th May 1893, in Saugus, Massachusetts, the U.S. the son of Annie Dalton (née Moulton) and...

Biography of Guglielmo Marconi

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Early Life An Italian inventor, physicist, and electrical engineer, who was widely known as the “Father of Radio”, Guglielmo Marconi was born on 25th April 1874, in Palazzo Marescalchi, Bologna, Italy, the second son of...

Biography of William Howard Stein

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An American biochemist who, along with Stanford Moore and Christian B. Anfinsen was a co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1972 for their studies of the composition and functioning of the pancreatic enzyme ribonuclease, William...

Biography of Alfred Day Hershey

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An American biologist who, along with Max Delbrück and Salvador Luria, won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1969, Alfred Day Hershey was born on December 4th, 1908, in Owosso, Michigan, the U.S. The prize...

Biography of George D. Snell

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An American immunogeneticist who, with Jean Dausset and Baruj Benacerraf, was awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his studies of histocompatibility, George D. Snell was born on December 19, 1903, in Bradford, Massachusetts,...

Biography of Seymour S. Kety

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An American psychiatrist, who was the 1999 recipient of an Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award for his contributions to the study of schizophrenia, Seymour S. Kety was born on August 25, 1915, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He...

Biography of Herbert A. Hauptman

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An American mathematician and crystallographer who, along with Jerome Karle, received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1985, Herbert A. Hauptman was born on February 14, 1917, into a Jewish family in New York City, New York,...

Biography of Melvin Schwartz

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An American physicist and entrepreneur who, along with Leon M. Lederman and Jack Steinberger, received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988 for their research concerning neutrinos, Melvin Schwartz was born on November 2nd, 1932, in New...