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- 1920s – circa
Portrait of Samuel Cox Hooker (1865-1935). Hooker was born on April 19, 1865, in Benchley, Kent, England and studied at the Government Science School in South Kensington, London. Hooker earned his PhD from the…
- Circa 1900
Portrait of Charles Frederick Chandler (1836-1925), an industrial chemist whose research concerning sugar refining, gas manufacturing, and chemical education greatly impacted public sanitation and health.
- Circa 1965
Dr. Robert Gafford, a project manager for Beckman Instruments, holds a Cardiovascular Reflex Conditioning System. This instrument was used aboard at least one of the Project Gemini manned spaceflights in 1965-1966 in an…
Alan Kahn was Beckman's Medical Director. He is pictured holding an electrode designed for use during surgery and research projects. It monitored electrical signals from the brain, heart, and muscle tissue.
- Circa 1942
Portrait of Edwin J. Cohn (1892-1953). Cohn was a professor of biological chemistry at Harvard Medical School and one of the first to apply basic physical chemical principles to study amino acids and proteins. During…
- Circa 1910
Portrait of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine (1854-1922). The son of a doctor, Takamine graduated from the College of Science and Engineering of the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1879 and, with support from the…
- Circa 1910
Portrait of Isaac Ott (1847-1916). Ott was born in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on November 30, 1847 and graduated from Lafayette College (class of 1867). Ott went onto study medicine at the University of…