Who was the best scientist of 2006& what had he invented?
The most intillegent and potent Scientist of the year
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
2006 NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY
Roger David Kornberg (born April 24, 1947) is an American biochemist and professor of structural biology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Kornberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2006 "for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription" which explains the process by which genetic information from DNA is copied to RNA
2006 NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE
Andrew Zachary Fire (born on April 27th 1959) is an American professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Fire is one of the laureates of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, along with Craig C. Mello, for the discovery of RNA interference (RNAi). This research was conducted at the Carnegie Institution of Washington and published in 1998. Fire is currently professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine, which he joined in 2003.
Craig Cameron Mello (born October 18, 1960 in New Haven, Connecticut) is the other laureate of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, along with Andrew Z. Fire, for the discovery of RNA interference. This research was conducted at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and published in 1998, where Mello is professor of Molecular Medicine.
2006 NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSICS
See previous contributor's report on Mather and Smoot, above.Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_D._Kornberg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Z._Fire http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craig_C._Mello
- Anonymous1 decade ago
PHYSICS: Basile Audoly and Sebastien Neukirch of the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in Paris, for their insights into why, when you bend dry spaghetti, it often breaks into more than two pieces.
- 1 decade ago
J.C.Mather and G.Smoot
"for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation":
(winners of nobel prize 2006)