Co-Inventor of the Charge Coupled Device for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics
Contributed to our understanding of where mitochondria and chloroplasts came from by conducting experiments supporting the endosymbiont hypothesis. He has also demonstrated the importance of...
Inventor: First person to make newsprint from wood pulp
Physician, geologist, chemist, inventor, professor, author: Invented kerosene oil and founded the modern petroleum industry
Unlocked secrets of how the embryos of fish, frogs and chicks form from a simple egg, and how this process changes over evolution.
Developed Hebb synapse and cell assembly theory
Synthesized (RNA) ribonucleic acid, and invented the drug ganciclovir
Pioneer in the scientific study of the Newfoundland fishery
Pioneer in the use of micropaleontology to map Canada's terrestrial and marine geology. The third woman to work as a scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada and one of the first two to be...
Developed new classes of heat absorbing chemicals
Greatest Canadian natural products chemist
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