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Post by Nelrond » Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:36 pm

Alright... i'm doing a science project for good ol' highschool science... and i am having alot of trouble finding info on the cell... so i'll post my few questions... ^^;;;

1. Who first identified the ribosome?
2. What does it do?

thats all.. ^^;;

-Annoying typos.. sorry about all that... ><-

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Post by Nelrond » Mon Nov 14, 2005 7:06 pm

Ahhh... nevermind.. i found the info i needed... lol...

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Post by MrMistery » Mon Nov 14, 2005 7:10 pm

Ribosoms were discovered by George Emil Palade, A ROMANIAN!!!
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Post by sdekivit » Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:44 am

apparantly romainia isn't so unimportant then MrMistery ;)

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:00 pm

LOL... Not from this point of view
A man named Nicolae Paulescu discovered insulin in 1921. For rediscovering it, Banting, McLoud and Best got the nobel prize in 1922. In 1996 Paulescu's merits for discovering the hormone was recognised and now the whole world agrees that he should have got the Nobel...
*why it is better to be born in the US than Romania...*
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Post by canalon » Tue Nov 15, 2005 10:36 pm

MrMistery wrote:*why it is better to be born in the US than Romania...*


Banting was born in Canada. in fact in London, Ontario. A fact that is hard to ignor when you are living in London, Ontario even for only one year :D
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Post by mmiaosmiling » Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:32 am

it is CHINESE scientists who synthesized protein for the fiest time in 1965.

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Post by MrMistery » Wed Nov 16, 2005 7:27 pm

this is turning into a "who's country has the coolest researchers" thread
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Post by Nelrond » Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:15 am

Wow... i thought this thread was gonna die... lol... ^^ and yes.. Canada is the best country in the whole D*mn world!!!! XD

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Post by canalon » Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:46 am

Nelrond wrote:Wow... i thought this thread was gonna die... lol... ^^ and yes.. Canada is the best country in the whole D*mn world!!!! XD


Huhh I live there but I wouldn't completely agree. But still it's high on my list :wink:
France is much better, and there are some cool french scientist... ANd I am trying to join this club (I am already a french scientist, but not a cool one yet :D )
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Post by mmiaosmiling » Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:51 pm

i am only a college student...
hi everyone...

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:31 pm

I am in high-school, so it doesn't matter
@patrick
What do you have too do to get the "cool" title?
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