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American biologists have contributed some of biology's greatest findings. With the increasing importance of genetics, conservation and microbiology, American biologists may yet discover some of nature's most amazing secrets.

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Paul Berg

Berg, Paul (1926-), an American biochemist and molecular biologist, has been at the forefront of genetic engineering, both as an inventor of a pioneering procedure and as an advocate concerned about the risks of genetic research.


Adelbert Ames

Adelbert Ames is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Adelbert Ames at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Albert Claude

Albert Claude is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Albert Claude at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Alfred Charles Kinsey

Alfred Charles Kinsey is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Alfred Charles Kinsey at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Alfred Day Hershey

Alfred Day Hershey is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Alfred Day Hershey at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Alfred H. Sturtevant

Alfred H. Sturtevant is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Alfred H. Sturtevant at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Andrew Victor Schally

Andrew Victor Schally is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Andrew Victor Schally at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Arthur Kornberg

Arthur Kornberg is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Arthur Kornberg at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Asa Gray

Asa Gray is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Asa Gray at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Barbara McClintock at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Barry Commoner

Barry Commoner is a famous American biologist. Learn more about Barry Commoner at HowStuffWorks. See more »