- Gregory Goodwin. 1903–67, US physiologist, whose work on steroid hormones led to the development of the first contraceptive pill
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Except that in his meritocracy, Pincus has created a class of stock just for himself.
Pincus and I had one final lunch shortly before I changed beats and moved across the country in mid-2006.
The success of Zynga has already meant that Pincus was granted his few minutes' session across the table from Charlie Rose.
Pincus, through a spokesman, declined to comment for this article, citing the SEC-mandated quiet period that precedes an IPO.
Following the IPO, Pincus will own 12 percent of the company yet control 37 percent of the vote.
Rose was seventeen, and boarded with her mother in the Pincus family.Children of the Tenements
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Pincus Levin shuffled his feet uneasily, but made no attempt to depart.
Pincus Levin nodded and shuffled off toward the back stairs, while Abe turned and gazed after him.
Abe looked helplessly at Morris and turned to Pincus Levin, who commenced to tremble violently.
Abe and Morris followed Pincus and the head cutter as they supported the half-conscious Harkavy into the firm's office.
- American physiologist. Through his studies of natural hormones that inhibit ovulation in mammals, he developed the first effective oral contraceptive, which was first tested in 1954.
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