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Gajdusek,

D. Carleton, U.S. pediatrician, 1923–, joint winner of 1976 Nobel Prize for work related to infectious diseases.
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Scientists have yet to nail down the virus-like particle responsible for bovine spongiform encephalopathy in cows and scrapie in sheep, but whatever causes these diseases appears to remain infectious even after three years in soil, according to Paul Brown and D.