PerspectiveRetrospective

R. Bruce Merrifield (1921-2006)

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Science  07 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5783, pp. 57
DOI: 10.1126/science.1130957

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Summary

R. Bruce Merrifield, who developed the method of solid-state synthesis, had a talent for simplicity and practicality and was stoic in the face of adversity.