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Herbert Hauptman, winner of 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 94

Herbert A. Hauptman, 94, a mathematician who shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry with the chemist Jerome Karle for their development of revolutionary methods for determining the structure of molecules vital to life, died on Oct. 23 in Buffalo, N.Y. Their work had far-reaching impact in the manufacture of drugs for a variety of ailments.

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Herbert Hauptman, winner of 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 94 11/05/11 [Last modified: Saturday, November 5, 2011 8:23pm]

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