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What are the two main branches of science?
social & natural
What are the natural sciences?
biological
physical
chemistry
earth science
What are the social sciences?
psychology
sociology
What is chemistry the study of?
matter and its changes
What is quinine noted to be the first?
chemical compound to successfully treat an infectious disease
Who discovered the smallpox vaccination?
Jenner
Who discovered quinine?
American indian
Who discovered x-rays?
Rontgen
Who was associated with the study and treatment of allergies?
Richet
Who discovered insulin?
Mering
Minkowski
Who discovered how to use insulin against diabetes?
Banting
Macleod
What did von Mering and Minkowski learn about the role of the pancreas?
a healthy pancreas must secrete a substance that controls the metabolism of sugar in the body