Russian-born American biochemist and microbiologist who discovers more than twenty antibiotics including streptomycin for which he received the 1952 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Waksman also coined the word "antibiotics".
The highest-selling computer of all time is Commodore 64. It was introduced in 1982 and sold anywhere between 12.5 to 17 million units. The company was founded by Jack Tramiel, a Polish-American businessman, and was also the first to produce a personal computer available off the shelf, the Commodore PET. unfortunately, the dream run didn't last long and Commodore International filed for bankruptcy on 29th April 1994. [more...]