11/21/2013

British biochemist and two-time Nobel laureate Frederick Sanger has died. Sanger's first Nobel Prize, awarded in 1958 for demonstrating how amino acids link together to form insulin, subsequently allowed scientists to analyze any protein in the body. Sanger's second Nobel came in 1980 for inventing a method of decoding genes that was key to both the development of biologic drugs and decoding the entire human genome.

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