Who Are Some Famous Hispanic Scientists?


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Famous Hispanic scientists include Mario Molina, Luis Federico Leloir and Severo Ochoa. Each has made his own contribution to science and learning.

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Mario Molina was born in 1943 and is a famous chemist. In 1995, he won the Nobel Prize for his studies regarding how man-made things affect the ozone layer.

Chemist Luis Federico Leloir became famous for his research regarding sugar nucleotides, substances known for helping the body store sugars to use for energy.

Severo Ochoa was a biochemist from Spain. He went to medical school at the University of Madrid and in 1959 won the Nobel Prize in physiology for discovering the enzyme that synthesizes RNA.

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