Muller, Paul Hermann

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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M�ller, 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. Use of DDT helped to increase world food production and helped suppress insect-borne diseases.


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