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Wallach, Otto (1847-1931) was a German chemist who won the 1910 Nobel Prize in chemistry for determining the nature of the complex mixtures found in the ethereal, or essential, oils of plants. See more »
Müller, Paul Hermann (1899-1965), a Swiss chemist, won the 1948 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery that dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) could be used as an insecticide. See more »