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#145 – Benjamin Rubin

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Benjamin Rubin was an American microbiologist, famous for his invention of the pronged vaccination needle.

In 1965, Rubin was working for Wyeth Laboratories1Benjamin A. Rubin. It was then when he considered alternatives to the conventional needle and refined it to create a more fork-shaped needle.

Throughout his life, Rubin earned several more patents in radiation devices, vaccines, chemistry, and microbiology.