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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.

Meet Dr. Alois Alzheimer!

Alois Alzheimer was born June 14, 1864 in Marktbreit am Main, Bavaria.

Introducing Dr. Louis Pasteur!

Dr. Louis Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822, in Dole, France. Pasteur obtained his Master of Science degree in 1845 followed by an advanced degree in physical sciences. He later earned his doctorate in sciences in 1847.

Meet Watson, Crick, Watkins and Franklin in their quest for DNA!

James Watson and Francis Crick James Dewey Watson was born April 6, 1928 in Chicago, USA. Francis Harry Compton Crick was born on June 8th, 1916, at Northampton, England. Watson and Crick formed a collaborative working relationship at University offalse

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