2007 in Science - Deaths

Deaths

  • 20 February – F. Albert Cotton (b. 1930), American chemist known for his research on transition metal chemistry.
  • 27 March – Paul Lauterbur (b. 1929), American chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in developing magnetic resonance imaging.
  • 7 July – Dame Anne McLaren (b. 1927), British developmental biologist.
  • 23 July – Ernst Otto Fischer (b. 1918), German winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for pioneering work in the area of organometallic chemistry.
  • 26 October – Arthur Kornberg (b. 1918), American biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of DNA.

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