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1901 – Born on February 28th in Portland, Oregon. American chemist who applied quantum mechanics to the study of molecular structures, particularly in connection with chemical bonding. 1922 – Pauling received his B.S. in chemical engineering at Oregon State Agricultural College (now Oregon State University), Corvallis. 1925 – Became a graduate assistant at the California ..

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1822 – Louis Pasteur was born on the 27th of December in Jura, France.   1847 – He brought together the principles of crystallography, chemistry and optics. He formulated a fundamental law: asymmetry differentiates the organic world from the mineral world. His work became the basis of a new science called Stereochemistry.   1854 – ..

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1894 – Born on the 2nd of March in Uglich, Russia. 1917 – He graduated from the Moscow State University. 1924 – He put forward a theory of life on Earth developing. 1935 – He founded the Biochemistry Institute by the USSR Academy of Science. 1939 – He became a Corresponding Member of the USSR ..

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1944 – Born on the 20th of March in Landsberg am, Bavaria. 1966 – He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in the US.        – He spent a year at the University of Wisconsin, and earned a Masters Degree in Biophysics. 1987 – He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. 1991 – He ..

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1902 – Barbara McClintock, born on the 16th of June in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She was a pioneering American scientist and one of the world’s most distinguished cytogeneticists. 1919 – Attended High School at Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, New York. 1923 – Graduated with BA Botany, at Cornell University. 1925 – Graduated with MA ..

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1920 – John Maynard Smith, born on the 6th of January in London, England. He was a British evolutionary biologist and geneticist. 1941 – Finished his engineering degree at Trinity College Cambridge.        – Married Sheila Matthew, and they were later to have two sons and one daughter (Tony, Carol and Julian). 1942 – 1947 ..

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1632 – Born at Delft on the 24th of October. 1668 – He confirmed and extended M. Malpighi’s demonstration of the blood capillaries, and six years later he gave the first accurate description of the red blood corpuscles, which he found to be circular in man but oval in frogs and fishes. 1673 – His ..

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1851 – Born on January 19th in Gainesville, New York. A naturalist, educator, and the foremost American ichthyologist of his time. 1872 – Jordan studied biology at Cornell University.          – Jordan was inspired to specialize in ichthyology by the Swiss-born American naturalist Louis Agassiz. 1876 –  With B.W. Evermann he wrote the authoritative ..

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