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Google recognizes father of insulin therapy on World Diabetes Day

Google is honoring the scientist who discovered that insulin could treat diabetes with a commemorative Doodle on Nov. 14 – World Diabetes Day. Google occasionally temporarily alters its logo – called a Google Doodle – to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people. Today’s Google Doodle honors Sir Frederick Banting, a Canadian researcher who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of insulin as a treatment for diabetes. Today would also have been Banting’s 125th birthday. Banting only lived to be 49, but accomplished a lot in that time. He served in World War I, after which he became fascinated with ... Read More