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Eisner, Thomas

Born: 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Naturalists


1929 - Born in Berlin, Germany. German chemical ecologist, entomologist, and naturalist.

1933 - Eisner emigrated with his family to Barcelona, Spain, then to France and then Uruguay.

1948-1955 - He went to the United States, and was a research associate at Harvard, where he worked with socio-biologist E O Wilson.

1957 - He joined Cornell, where he made major contributions to studies of insect physiology, adaptation, and behavior, particularly web-making communication in spiders, and the spraying defenses of the bombardier beetle.


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