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Famous Hispanic Inventors

Biographies of famous latin or hispanic inventors from the latin world: Narciso Monturiol, Ellen Ochoa, Baruj Benacerraf, Carlos Finlay, Bernardo Houssay, Luis Federico Leloir, Milstein, Severo Ochoa de Albornoz, Santiago Ramó® ¹ Cajal and Miguel Servet. Countries of origin include: Argentina, Cuba, Spain, United States and Venezuela.

Mexican Inventors
From birth control pills to color television Mexican inventors have contributed to creating many notable inventions.

Pedro Flores
Pedro Flores was the first person to manufactured the yo-yo in the United States.

Clatonia Joaquin Dorticus - United States - Cuba
Invented an improved photographic print wash method.

Narciso Monturiol - Spain
Narciso Monturiol designed the Ictineo submarine.

Ellen Ochoa - United States
Ellen Ochoa invented optical analysis systems and was also the world's first Hispanic female astronaut.

Bernardo Houssay - Argentina
Famous Hispanic inventor and Argentinian scientist and activist Bernardo Houssay was recognized by the Academy for "his discovery of the part played by the hormone of the anterior pituitary lobe in the metabolism of sugars".

Bernardo Houssay
Argentinian scientist and activist Bernardo Houssay was recognized by the Academy for "his discovery of the part played by the hormone of the anterior pituitary lobe in the metabolism of sugars".

Luis Federico Leloir - Argentina
Luis Leloir was awarded the Nobel Prize for "his discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates".

Luis Federico Leloir
Luis Leloir was awarded the Nobel Prize for "his discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates".

Milstein - Argentina
In his work with his co-laureate Georges J. F. Koehler, Milstein developed the techniques for producing monoclonal antibodies this are antibodies with a specific affinity for certain sites in the body that might find diseased cells but leave healthy cells intact.

Carlos Finlay - Cuba
Finlay became famous for his work in identifying the mosquito as a carrier of the deadly yellow fever germ.

Carlos Finlay
The website for the Carlos Finlay Institute named after the famous hispanic inventor.

Severo Ochoa de Albornoz - Spain
His research on high-energy phosphates and their role in the body's energy processes resulted in the discovery and application of the enzyme polynucleotyde phosphorilase, which catalizes the synthesis of RNA.

Severo Ochoa de Albornoz
Severo Ochoa shared the Nobel Prize for "his contributions to the discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid".

Santiago Ramón y Cajal - Spain
Famous hispanic inventor Santiago Ramón y Cajal was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on the structure of the nervous system.

Miguel Servet - Spain
His work in anatomy and physiology led him to the discovery of the circulation of blood through the human body.

Baruj Benacerraf - Venezuela
Benacerraf won the Nobel Prize, along with his colleagues Dausset and Snell, "for discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions."

Baruj Benacerraf
Benacerraf won the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology, 1980.

History of Television in Mexico
The first experimental television transmission in Mexico-- from Cuernavaca to Mexico City--was arranged by Francisco Javier Stavoli in 1931.

Impacto, Influencia, Cambio
Science, invention and technology in Latin America and the southwestern United States.

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