Discovered catalytic RNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in 1989
Co-Inventor of the Charge Coupled Device for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics
Won the Nobel Prize in 1994 for designing the Triple-Axis Neutron Spectroscope and his use of it to investigate Condensed Matter
Vertebrate palaeontologist who recognized and described the oldest known ancestor of all reptiles birds and mammals; the origins of terrestrial vertebrates, the origin of various amphibians such as...
Greatest classical geometer of the 20th century
Principal constructor of the Canadian numerical weather forecasting system
One of the world's leading number theorists, working on Hilbert's 12th problem.
Ethnobotanist and Infectious Disease Microbiologist: Dr. Elvin-Lewis is an expert on evaluating traditional medicines and their use.
World’s foremost authority on orangutans
Won the 1971 Nobel Prize in chemistry for using spectroscopy to discover the internal geometry and energy states in simple molecules, and in particular the structure and characteristics of free...
World leader in the chemistry of organic free radicals and first to recognize Vitamin E as a powerful agent that targets free radicals and neutralizes their harmful effects.
Physicist and cosmologist: Wrote the first logically precise theory for the simplicity of black holes (1967)
World expert on sex differences in the brain.
Wrote the book Sex & Cognition, which argues that there truly is
a difference between male and female brains.
Famous for writing Ecology: The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance (now in its fifth edition), a textbook used worldwide to teach ecology, and for his work on the Fence Effect.
Co-discovered photodynamic anti-cancer and ophthalmology drugs, co-founder of the company QLT Inc.
Ethnobotanist: World expert on airborne and allergenic pollen and famous for targeting medicinal plants in the tropical rain forest.
Discovered the T-Cell receptor, a key to the human immune system
Won the 1986 Nobel Prize in chemistry for using chemi-luminescence of molecules to explain energy relationships in chemical reactions
World famous cosmologist and science communicator
Canada's Greatest Fisheries Biologist: Inventor of the Ricker Curve for describing fish population dynamics
Schindler identified detergent phosphates as a pollutant killing lakes in the 1960s, and pinpointed acid rain as a widespread cause of fish deaths in the 1970s & '80s. Schindler now warns that rapid...
Completing Darwin's work on evolution by unlocking the mysteries of how natural selection drives the origin of new species.
Won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1993 for discovering site-directed mutagenesis: that is, how to make a genetic mutation precisely at any spot in a dna molecule.
Shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine for the discovery of telomeres.
World expert on superconductivity
Found the gene that causes cystic fibrosis
World authority on human memory function
World-famous Down syndrome researcher
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