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On This Day – January 08 : American chemist Melvin Calvin died on this day in 1997

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He was awarded the 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the Calvin cycle. The Calvin cycle is a series of reactions that describe carbon (C) fixing in plants.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar