They were our neighbors, they were brilliant, and each had a vision to do some good in the world. "They were both intellectual and practical explorers," says management consultant Emmett Murphy. "Both wanted to do something that would change the world."
Dr. Herbert Hauptman won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1985. His work on crystal structures led to development of thousands of life-saving drugs and medical procedures. Wilson Greatbatch developed the implantable heart pacemaker in the late 1950's.