Linus Pauling


Born on 28 February, 1901.

Recipient of Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1954; Nobel Peace Prize for 1962; International Lenin Peace Prize, 1971; et al.

Author of:

"Nature of the Chemical Bond", 1938.

Important Contributions:

Investigation of the Nature of the Chemical Bond and its Application to the Elucidation of the Structure of Complex Substances; Study of Sickle Gell Anemia and Other Molecular Diseases; The Molecular Basis of Mental Disease; Orthomolecular Medicine.

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