A Nobel prize winner at 33, Joshua Lederberg's findings were wide-ranging and far-reaching
By Gregory Mone
Posted 02.05.2008 at 1:23 pm 0 Comments
Nobel winner Joshua Lederberg, recognized as one of the founders of the field of molecular biology, died this past weekend at the age of 82. Lederberg made key discoveries about gene exchange in bacteria—he basically figured out they can have sex, and dont simply reproduce through cell division.
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