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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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William Stewart Halsted

1852-1922
USA


emphasized strict aseptic technique during surgical procedures, was an early champion of newly discovered anesthetics, and introduced several new operations, including the radical mastectomy for breast cancer.
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William V. Houston

1900-
USA
Physics


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William Whiston

1667-1752
United Kingdom
Mathematics


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William Withering

1741-1799
United Kingdom
Chemistry, Physics

discoverer of digitalis
1 595
William Wulf

0

Computer science

compilers
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Willis E. Lamb, Jr.

1913-2008
USA
Physics

made discoveries concerning fine structure of hydrogen
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Willis Lamb

1913-
USA
Physics


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Willis Rodney Whitney

1868-1958
USA
Chemistry


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Willis Ware



Computer science

Co-designer of JOHNNIAC. Chaired committee that developed the Code of Fair Information Practice and led to the Privacy Act of 1974. Vice-chair of the Privacy Protection Study Commission. (1955)
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Wim Ebbinkhuijsen

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Computer science

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