Monday, 22 March 2010

'Famous Scot' Sir James Black passes away

Sir James Black, the Nobel Prize winning scientist credited with inventing beta-blocker drugs in 1962, has passed away aged 85. Sir James was one of the six 'Famous Scots' to be featured in a series of rolling family history exhibitions at the ScotlandsPeople Centre in Edinburgh during 2009.

The centre's website at www.scotlandspeoplehub.gov.uk/scotlands-people-centre/sir-james-black.html carries an online summary of Sir James' stint at the exhibition. For news coverage of his passing, visit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/8580567.stm.

Chris

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