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On April 19, 1912, chemist Glenn Theodore Seaborg was born in Ishpeming, Michigan. A Nobel laureate in Chemistry, Seaborg was also the principal or co-discoverer of ten elements or chemical substances including plutonium.

As a pioneer in nuclear medicine he also helped develop isotopes of chemical elements with important applications in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Seaborg envisioned many of our present day uses of radioisotopes.


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