Paul Hermann Muller


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Noun1.Paul Hermann Muller - Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)Paul Hermann Muller - Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
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Ironicamente, Knipling participo en el equipo del quimico sueco Paul Hermann Muller, que desarrollo el Dicloro Difenil Tricloroetano--DDT--y que se uso para reducir las muertes por malaria--entre otras enfermedades adquiridas por picaduras de
The World Health Organization originally hailed it as a miracle that had drastically reduced deaths from malaria; its inventor, Swiss chemist Paul Hermann Muller, was honored with a Nobel Prize in 1948.
The Swiss chemist Paul Hermann Muller (1899-1965) began a search for organic substances that might be poisonous to insects but not to other forms of life, and that would also be cheap, stable, and without unpleasant odor.