In Remembrance--2011


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Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel laureate, died May 30. She was a physicist who won the 1977 Nobel in medicine for developing radioimmunoassays -- a technique in which small amounts of a hormone are detected with radioactive tracers that bind to the hormone in question. It's been widely used in diabetes and cancer research. She won numerous other awards and was the second woman to win the Nobel in medicine.

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Jim Rodnunsky, Cablecam Creator, Dies at 54

Jim Rodnunsky, whose film work above the Canadian ski slopes resulted in the Cablecam, a rope-mounted, remote-control camera system that provides overhead and rapid-moving shots for televised sporting events and films, died on June 10 at his home in Granada Hills, Calif. He was 54.

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Bob Banner Dies at 89; Producer in TV’s Infancy

Bob Banner, a producer during television’s early years who encouraged Carol Burnett to open her show by answering questions and Dinah Shore to end hers by blowing a kiss, died on Wednesday at a retirement home in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles. He was 89.

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Composer Fred Steiner died yesterday. He was 88.

Steiner wrote the theme for Perry Mason and did music for Star Trek, The Twilight Zone, and Amazing Stories. He was nominated for an Oscar for his work on The Color Purple.

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