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  Linus Pauling - MSN Encarta
Pauling is one of the few people to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes: He received the 1954 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work on forces between molecules, and the 1962 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on ending the testing of nuclear weapons.
Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon.
Pauling was a pioneer in the application of quantum mechanical principles to the structures of molecules.
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 Linus Pauling
Pauling was a voracious reader as a child, and at one point his father wrote a letter to a local paper inviting suggestions of additional books that would occupy his time.
Pauling had formulated a model for the structure of hemoglobin in which atoms were arranged in a helical pattern, and applied this idea to proteins in general.
Pauling also studied enzyme reactions and showed that sickle-cell anemia was caused by a single amino acid change in the hemoglobin molecule.
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 Dr. Linus Carl Pauling
Pauling's public work was carried out with several organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, in which she served as national vice-president for three years; the American Civil Liberties Union, in which she served as a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter for seven years; and Women Strike for Peace.
Pauling and her husband arranged a symposium on the prevention and the spread of nuclear weapons that involved 60 scientists from 15 countries, including Australia, Japan, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and the Soviet Union, as well as most other European countries and the United States.
Pauling received are the Janice Holland Award of the Pennsylvania Chapter of Women Strike for Peace (jointly with her husband), an honorary doctorate (Doctor of World Peace) from San Gabriel College, and, about a month before her death, the Ralph Atkinson Award of the Monterey County Chapter of the ACLU.
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 Linus Carl Pauling Biography | scit_0712_package.xml
In 1954 Linus Pauling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the nature of the chemical bond and its application to the elucidation of the structure of complex substances.
Pauling's immense curiosity about the chemical nature of complex biological compounds led to fruitful investigations of the structure of proteins, the molecular basis of general anesthesia, and the nature of serological systems, and the structure of antibodies.
In 1949 Pauling proved that the sickling phenomenon was caused by an alteration in hemoglobin.
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 Linus Pauling
Pauling's breakthrough was to formulate approximate methods for solving the equation that could be applied to compounds such as methane and benzene.
Pauling was the first to make quantum theory and chemical experiment work together and, in so doing, added important terms and ideas such as "hydrogen bonding," "resonance," " hybrid bond," and "valence bond theory" to the chemist's repertoire.
Pauling was professor of sciences at the Center for the Studies of Democratic Institutions, 1963-67, and professor of chemistry at the University of California, San Diego, 1967-69, and at Stanford University, 1969-74.
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 Linus Carl Pauling Biography | scit_0612345_package.xml
Pauling is considered by many to be the greatest chemist of the twentieth century, credited with seminal work on the chemical bond, artificial plasma, an explanation of sickle cell anemia, and many other achievements.
Linus Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of a druggist.
Pauling's proposal, that alpha helices were an important structural component, contradicted the "cyclo" theory of Dorothy Wrinch.
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 Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University
Linus Pauling was never reluctant to inspire or enter into controversy by expressing unorthodox scientific ideas, taking a strong moral position, or rousing the public to some worthy cause.
Pauling discovered that in many cases the type of bonding —; whether ionic or covalent (formed by a sharing of electrons between bonded atoms) —; could be determined from a substance's magnetic properties.
Pauling's innovative concepts, published beginning in the late 1920s, together with numerous examples of their application to particular chemical compounds or compound groups gave chemists fundamental principles to apply to the growing body of chemical knowledge.
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 Linus Pauling Biography -- Academy of Achievement
Linus Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, where his parents encouraged his scientific interests from the beginning.
Linus Pauling remained active in anti-war movements, but he won even greater fame for his studies of the role of nutrition in fighting disease.
Pauling's theory of "orthomolecular" substances and his views concerning the potential role of vitamin C in fighting cancer have not won wide acceptance in the medical community, but many researchers have followed where he led in studying the role of vitamins and other nutrients in preserving health and fighting disease.
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 Linus Carl Pauling Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901—August 19, 1994) was an American physical chemist.
It was here especially that Pauling's electronegativity concept was particularly useful; the electronegativity difference between a pair of atoms will be the surest predictor of the degree of ionicity of the bond.
On Pauling's retirement in 1974, he and some of these scientists founded the Institute of Orthomolecular Medicine, now the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, in Palo Alto, California.
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In 1931 Pauling was awarded the Langmuir Prize of the American Chemical Society for "the most noteworthy work in pure science done by a man under 30 years of age." In the same year he was offered a joint full professorship in both chemistry and physics at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology.
Pauling was later to write, "By 1935, I had worked out most of the fundamental problems connected with the chemical bond." and "My serious interest in what is now called molecular biology began about 1935." He began with a look at hemoglobin.
On October 10, 1962, it was announced that Linus Pauling had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on behalf of a nuclear test ban treaty.
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 About Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling first came to the notice of many of his countrymen outside of science when he framed the issue on which public opinion compelled, at last, the suspension by the United States, the Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom of the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere.
It was Linus Pauling, speaking with the authority of a Nobel laureate (in chemistry, 1954), who exposed the fraud of this government's public relations campaign.
Pauling and Robert B Corey published a description of the helical structure of proteins in 1950, and structure was soon verified experimentally.
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 Linus Pauling - Biography
Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on 28th February, 1901, the son of a druggist, Herman Henry William Pauling, who, though born in Missouri, was of German descent, and his wife, Lucy Isabelle Darling, born in Oregon of English-Scottish ancestry.
Linus attended the public elementary and high schools in the town of Condon and the city of Portland, Oregon, and entered the Oregon State College in 1917, receiving the degree of B.Sc.
Pauling married Ava Helen Miller of Beaver Creek, Oregon, in 1923.
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 Linus Pauling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pauling is noted as a versatile scholar for his expertise in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, metallurgy, immunology, anesthesiology, psychology, debate, radioactive decay, and the aftermath of nuclear warfare, in addition to quantum mechanics and molecular biology.
Linus Pauling's popular and influential book How to Live Longer and Feel Better, first published in 1986, advocated very high doses of Vitamin C. Pauling's work on vitamin C in his later years generated controversy and was regarded by some adversaries in the field of medicine as outright quackery.
Pauling's stand also led these subjects to be much more actively investigated by other researchers, including those at the Linus Pauling Institute which lists a dozen principal investigators and faculty who explore the role of micronutrients, plus phytochemicals, in health and disease.
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 Linus Carl Pauling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One of Linus Pauling's many peacekeeping activities—flipping pancakes at the 1963 pancake breakfast of the Pasadena branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Linus Pauling during an oral history interview conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation in 1987.
But Pauling is perhaps best known to the public for championing the use of vitamin C to maintain and restore health.
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 Linus Carl Pauling - Wikipedia
Auch während der Highschool machte Pauling weiter chemische Experimente und lieh sich den größten Teil der Ausrüstung und Materialien von einer leerstehenden Stahlfabrik in der Nähe, bei der sein Großvater als Nachtwächter arbeitete.
Pauling zeigte mit einer geeigneten Beschreibung auf Basis der Quantenmechanik, dass es sich um eine dazwischen liegende Struktur handelt, die Aspekte von beidem enthalten.
Linus Pauling und Marie Curie sind die beiden einzigen Menschen, die einen Nobelpreis auf mehr als einem Gebiet erhalten haben, wobei Linus Pauling der einzige ist, der ihn zweimal erhielt, ohne ihn mit einem anderen Menschen teilen zu müssen.
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 Matter & Molecules: Faces—The Human Dimension
Born in Oregon, Linus Pauling was one of the first chemists to apply the theories of quantum mechanics to the practical problems of chemistry, developing many of our current ideas of chemical bonding, including resonance, along the way.
His studies on hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen in the blood, eventually led to his discovering the cause of sickle-cell anemia, which results from a deformity in the shape of hemoglobin molecules.
Pauling received the Nobel Peace Prize that same year, becoming the only person to have received Nobel Prizes for both chemistry and peace.
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 Pauling, Linus Carl - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He was the first recipient of two honors awarded by the American Chemical Society: the Langmuir prize (1931) and the Lewis medal (1951).
Outside of his scientific work, Pauling took a vital interest in public affairs, especially the movement for world disarmament.
He also championed the use of large quantities (megadoses) of vitamin C for controlling the common cold and the use of chemotherapy in general for the cure of mental diseases such as schizophrenia.
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 Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling was one of the most prominent scientists of the twentieth century and an opponent to nuclear weapons.
He was awarded the nobel prize in chemistry in 1954 for his work on the molecular structure of proteins, and the nobel prize in peace in 1962 for his efforts to halt nuclear testing.
He was also famous for his promotion of vitamin C. Pauling's controversial thesis was that high doses of vitamin C would help not only in the prevention of the common cold but also in the prevention of cancer.
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 Historic Humanist Series: Linus Carl Pauling
Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 1901.
In 1969, Dr. Pauling became Research Professor, then president, at Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, Menlo Park, California.
Dr. Pauling has been deeply concerned with the alleviation of human suffering and has taken some unpopular positions.
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 Linus Pauling and the Peace Movement - p. 1 of 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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Linus Pauling Interview: Conversations with History; Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley
It could do much damage, perhaps kill a million people out of the 10 million in a large city, and that there was no need to accelerate the arms race by developing weapons a thousand times more powerful.
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 Linus Carl Pauling Winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Linus Pauling: Profile, Biography, Photos, and Interview (submitted by Academy of Achievement)
Pauling, Szent Gyorgi, Vitamin C and Me (an essay) (submitted by Bert Gold, Ph.d.
The Linus Pauling Institute (submitted by Valerije Vrcek)
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 Linus Carl Pauling Winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Peace
January, 1983 Interview with Linus Pauling on "The Peace Movement in Historical Perspective." The interview was videotaped on the Berkeley campus as part of the "Conversations with History" series.
Linus Pauling Centenary Celebration (submitted by chris petersen)
Linus Pauling - A Biography (submitted by Frederic Mind)
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 Linus Carl Pauling — FactMonster.com
In addition to receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, he was among seven awarded the 1968–69 International Lenin Peace Prize.
Linus Pauling: A Life in Science and Politics
Linus C. Pauling - Linus C. Pauling scientist, activist Born: 2/28/1901 Birthplace: Portland, Oregon Although he...
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 Free Essays - Linus Carl Pauling
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Linus Carl Pauling was born in 1901 and died in 1994.
Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 1901, and educated
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Pauling Linus Carl - AOL Research & Learn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Columbia Encyclopedia- Pauling Linus Carl - AOL Research & Learn
He was one of the few recipients of two Nobel Prizes, winning the chemistry award in 1954 and the peace prize in 1962.
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