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Avery, Oswald Theodore
Gould, Stephen Jay
Hershey, Alfred Day
Morgan, Thomas Hunt
Nirenberg, Marshall W
Sturtevant, Alfred Henry
Sutton, Walter S.
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Vries, Hugo de
Wallace, Alfred Russel
Watson, James Dewey
Wilson, Edward O.
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"Science Is in a Constant Flow"
- Biography of botanist Eduard Strasburger, considered the founder of modern cytology.
A Victorian Renaissance Man: John Obadiah Westwood
- Exhibits materials about the life and work of a prolific nineteenth-century entomologist, archaeologist, and biological illustrator.
- Short biographies of Biochemists Marshall Nirenberg, who cracked the genetic code, and Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, discoverer of vitamins
- Marine biologist who lived from 1897 - 1948 and undertook research including the effect of wave shock on marine animals and plants.
Edward Drinker Cope (1840 - 1897)
- Biographical information on this American paleontologist and evolutionist.
Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802)
- Grandfather of Charles Darwin and a philosopher, botanist, and naturalist in his own right.
- Biologist who lived from 1913 - 2002 and pioneered the concept of the ecosystem.
Fabre, Jean-Henri Casimir ( 1823 - 1915 )
- The life and work of this entomologist. E-Texts and Gallery.
Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry
- Information on a book by Michael Bulmer about this nineteenth century scientist's work on genetics, evolution and biological statistics.
- Provides information about Hans Spemann, 1935 Nobel Laureate in Medicine, and his work in embryology.
Henry David Thoreau
- Biography, appreciation and bibliography of this naturalist who believed that humans are part of nature and that we function best when we remember this.
- Dr. Albert Hofmann, the father of LSD, psilocybin, and psilocin.
- Appreciation, bibliography and extracts from the works of this naturalist
Joseph Dalton Hooker
- A leading nineteenth century botanist, and close friend of Charles Darwin.
- Biographical information on the "Father of Taxonomy" whose system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms is still in use today.
- Site devoted to the life and work of Robert Hooke, one of the leading scientists of 17th century England, and first Curator of Experiments at the Royal Society.
- Biographical details of one of the pioneers of ecology and the study of ecosystems.
- Tom Volk provides photographs and information on this strange tooth fungus in honor of the tercentenary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus.
The Huxley File
- The works of Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895): physiologist, anatomist, anthropologist, agnostic, educator, and Darwin's bulldog.
Weigl, Rudolf Stefan
- Professor Rudolf Stefan Weigl (1883-1957) has developed the first effective vaccine against typhus.
- Biographical information on this Danish scientist who made great contributions to reproductive physiology and embryology and created the first cloned farm animal using the method of nuclear transfer.
- Biographical information on this Scottish embryologist who in 1996, was the first to clone a mammal, a sheep named Dolly, from fully differentiated adult mammary cells.
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