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1900 – Born on September 7th.   1911 – Organized a Laboratory and Department of Experimental Biology at Shanyavsky University. 1917 – He got to the Southwestern front in a Cossak unit, fought against the Germans as an infantryman, and became a sergeant major in the cavalry. 1922 – Finished his studies in biology at ..

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US biologist, entomologist, sociologist, and popularizer of science   main founder of sociobiology   professor of biology at Harvard University 1956-1958   professor of zoology at Harvard University 1958–   co-wrote "The Theory of Island Biogeography" 1967, "A Primer of Population Biology" 1971, "Caste and Ecology in Social Insects" 1978, "Genes, Mind, and Culture: The ..

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1944 – Born on July 7th in Edinburgh. Scottish professor and Head of the Department of Gene Expression and Development at the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh, Scotland. 1971 – He obtained a B.Sc. in Agricultural Science at the University of Nottingham before studying at the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a Ph.D. 1973 ..

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1928 – He was born on the 6th day of April this year in Chicago, Illinois, USA. At the age of 12, he starred on the Quiz Kids, a popular radio show that challenged precocious youngsters to answer questions. Thanks to the liberal policy of Robert Hutchins, he enrolled at the age of 15 at ..

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1913 – He was born on the 25th of November in Flushing, New York to a family physician and his nurse wife. He was awestruck by his father’s profession, and it became a baseline for his later understanding of the dramatic changes.  1933 – He was admitted to Harvard Medical School in 1933, at the ..

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1942 – Born in Stuttgart on the 12th of June. 1961 – Sakmann enrolled in Volksschule in Lindau, and completed the Wagenburg gymnasium in Stuttgart. 1967 – He studied medicine in Tübingen, Freiburg, Berlin, Paris and Munich. 1968 – He became a medical assistant at Munich University, while also working as a scientific assistant at ..

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1626 – Born on February 19th in Arezzo, Italy. Italian physician and poet who demonstrated that the presence of maggots in putrefying meat does not result from spontaneous generation but from eggs laid on the meat by flies. 1668 – He disproved spontaneous generation of maggots, by demonstrating absence of maggots on meat protected from ..

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