May I suggest that you consider going to a source on "Organic Name
Reactions." There are books and websites (including ACS) that would have
these. Chances are they would represent the intersection of the set of
"heroes" and "laboratory scientists."
From: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
[mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU] On Behalf Of Stuart, Ralph
Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 9:38 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] 20th century lab safety heroes
I'm preparing for a presentation about safety story telling later this week
at SERMACS and a question has arisen that the list might be able to help
If you asked today's undergraduate science student to name 3 to 5 laboratory
scientists (as opposed to general scientists) from the 20th Century, who are
they most likely to name? Which are the similar names from the 21st Century?
The names that spring to my Google-aided mind are Marie Curie, Watson and
Crick (and Franklin), and Fermi. Glenn Seaborg is important, but I don't
know if anyone today would know why...
Are there others?
Thanks for any thoughts on this.
Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Environmental Safety Manager
Keene State College
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