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Scientists Greater than Einstein tells the stories of ten scientists whose discoveries have had an amazing impact on humanity. Combined, these ten scientists have saved more than 1.6 billion lives—and yet, most remain unknown and unheralded. For instance: Do you know about the eye doctor who in the 1970s figured out how to save millions of children with a nickel’s worth ofScientists Greater than Einstein tells the stories of ten scientists whose discoveries have had an amazing impact on humanity. Combined, these ten scientists have saved more than 1.6 billion lives—and yet, most remain unknown and unheralded. For instance: Do you know about the eye doctor who in the 1970s figured out how to save millions of children with a nickel’s worth of medicine? How about the man from the dusty fields of Mexico who has saved hundreds of millions of people from dying of starvation and malnutrition? Everyone knows about Jonas Salk and his polio vaccine. Do you know whose discovery made Salk’s vaccine possible and who created the measles vaccine that has saved many more lives than the polio vaccine? Much of the world’s population is alive today due to these ten scientists and no one knows their names. Scientists Greater than Einstein will correct this oversight....

Title : Scientists Greater than Einstein: The Biggest Lifesavers of the Twentieth Century
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ISBN : 9781884956874
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 368 Pages
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Scientists Greater than Einstein: The Biggest Lifesavers of the Twentieth Century Reviews

  • Bre
    2018-12-05 23:57

    The abbreviated histories of 10 scientists and their discoveries that led to them becoming the 10 scientists to save the most lives in the last century. Each chapter focuses on one scientist, his life and his contribution to the human race. The last chapter the author talks about utilizing a scientific perspective as a society to allocate funds. It was one of the most tolerable "political debates" I've read this year, due to the fact-based nature of said scientific perspective.

  • Lori
    2018-12-05 05:16

    A great collection of forgotten scientists. Science, like any other proprietary type of field, especially where there is a lot of monetary and/or recognition gain to be had, is cut-throat and dirty. Betrayal, plagiarism, and pure overlooking belittles the efforts of these great people. It was nice to read about them and give credit where credit is due and recognition where it needs to be.