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Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla!

Born on July 10, 1856 . . . 
In Croatia, Nikola Tesla would become a world renowned scientist, inventor and engineer. Tesla's interest in inventing came first from his mother who, in her spare time, would often create appliances in theirfalse

On June 26th, 2000 . . .

On June 26, 2000. . .  
The International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium announced a working draft of the human genome.

Happy Birthday Karl Landsteiner!

Born June 14, 1868 . . . 
Karl Landsteiner was a biologist and physician.

Introducing Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek was born in Delft, Netherlands on October 24, 1632. He was a self-taught scientist who was one of the first to observe bacteria and protozoa.

Happy Birthday Carl Linnaeus!

Born May 23, 1707 . . . 
Carl Linnaeus was a botanist and zoologist among other things. Due to his breadth of work, he has been commonly referred to as the Father of Modern Taxonomy .

On May 14, 1856 . . .

Charles Darwin noted in his journal that he had begun his "species sketch" .

Meet Rebecca Lancefield!

Dr. Rebecca Craighill Lancefield was born in 1895 at Fort Wadsworth, New York.

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