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Neal First, Whose Work Led to Cattle Cloning, Dies at 84

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Emeritus Professor Neal First, a pioneer in cattle reproduction and cloning who studied animal physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 45 years, died Nov. 20 from complications of cancer. His work in the 1980s on how sperm and eggs are prepared, or matured, for fertilization set the stage for in vitro fertilization of cattle.

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Martin Riesebrodt, Sociologist of Religion, 1948-2014

Riesebrodt, professor emeritus of the sociology of religion in the Divinity School and Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago, died Dec. 6 of cancer in Berlin. He was 66.

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Dr. Denham Harman – Legendary Scientist – Dies at Age 98

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Denham Harman, M.D., Ph.D., the man who correctly theorized that free radicals cause aging and that antioxidants can reduce the effects of free radicals, died Tuesday at the age of 98.

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Immunologist Herman Eisen Dies at 96

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Immunologist Herman Eisen, founding member of the MIT Center for Cancer Research, died Nov. 2 at age 96. He is perhaps best known for his early work in describing affinity maturation.

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Esther Conwell, Pioneering Professor of Chemistry, Dead at 92

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Esther M. Conwell, research professor of chemistry at the University of Rochester and recipient of a National Medal of Science, died in a motor vehicle accident Sunday at the age of 92.

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Dr. Michael Koller, Beloved Loyola Physician and Teacher, 1960 – 2014

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Michael Koller, MD, a compassionate physician, master teacher, skilled musician and beloved member of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine community, died peacefully at his Oak Park home Nov. 11 after a long illness. He was 53.

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Stanley G. Schultz, Whose Rehydration Research Helped Save Millions, Has Died

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Stanley G. Schultz, M.D., a world-renowned investigator, educator and administrator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, died Thursday, Oct. 23. He was 82 years old.

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Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Leaves an Outstanding Legacy to Business, Expert Says

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UVM Political Science Professor Comments on Former US Senator James M. Jeffords

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Robin Williams' Illness: Parkinson's Disease Expert From Johns Hopkins Available for Interviews

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