​MATTHIAS JAKOB SCHLEIDEN- Cell theory.

MATTHIAS JAKOB SCHLEIDEN BORN:  5 April 1804, Hamburg, Germany Died:     23 June 1881, Frankfurt, Germany Nationality: German Known for: kysing himself Books: Principles of scientific botany, SCIENCES AMONG THE JEWS BEFORE Schleiden, Matthias Jakob (1804–81) A German botanist who, in collaboration with T. Schwann, proposed the cell theory. Schleiden practised law before studying…

The discoverer of TMV- Norman Pirie.

Norman Pirie was a biochemist distinguished for his pioneering work on plant viruses, a crusading advocate for the dietary use of leaf protein and, more broadly, a man of science who wrote with force and lucidity on many scientific questions of his time. Born: 1 July 1907, Easebourne, United Kingdom Died: 29 March 1997, Harpenden,…

Patrick Steptoe- In vitro fertilisation

Patrick Christopher Steptoe Born: 9 June 1913               Oxford, England Died: 21 March 1988 (aged 74)               Canterbury Fields: Obstetrics              Gynaecology Institutions: Oldham General Hospital                        …

​THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION!

CHARLES DARWIN Born:12 February 1809 The Mount, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK Died:19 April 1882 (aged 73) Down House, Kent, England, UK Residence:England Citizenship:United Kingdom Nationality:English Fields:Natural history, geology Institutions: Tertiary education: University of Edinburgh Medical School (medicine) Christ’s College, Cambridge (BA)  Professional institution: Geological Society of London. Naturalist Charles Robert Darwin was born on February…

Father of periodic table.

​ Born: 8 February 1834, Tobolsk, Russia Died: 2 February 1907, Saint Petersburg, Russia Full name: Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev Awards: Copley Medal, Demidov Prize Children: Lyubov Dmitrievna Mendeleeva, Vasily Mendeleev, more Education: Saint Petersburg State University (1855–1856), Saint Petersburg State University (1850–1855), Heidelberg University                   Dmitri Ivanovich…

​Ferdinand Cohn

The beginning of modern microbiology can be traced back to the 1870s, and it was based on the development of new concepts that originated during the two preceding centuries on the role of microorganisms, new experimental methods, and discoveries in chemistry, physics, and evolutionary cell biology. The crucial progress was the isolation and growth on…

​FELIX HOFFMAN- ASPIRIN DISCOVERER.

BONJOUR! So it’s Wednesday, and today’s post is about “This week That year”.  We all are known to Aspirin but do we know who discovered aspirin?. No …right?  So the answer to this question is “FELIX HOFFMAN” The man who discovered aspirin and contributed in the era of modern drug. About Felix Hoffman, Born: 21…

William stokes

​WILLIAM STOKES Born: 1 October 1804 Dublin, Ireland, United Kingdom Died:10 January 1878 (aged 73) Howth, Ireland, United Kingdom Citizenship:British Nationality:Irish Fields:medicine Institutions:University of Dublin Known for:Cheyne–Stokes respiration                             Stokes–Adams syndrome William stokes was born on 1st October 1804 and died on…

Lorenzo Bellini

​Lorenzo Bellini Born: 3 September 1643 Florence Died: 8 January 1704 (aged 60) Florence Nationality: Italian Fields: anatomy Italian physician and anatomist who described the collecting, or excretory, tubules of the kidney, known as Bellini’s ducts (tubules). Bellini is considered a founder of Italian iatromechanism, a pioneer in applying mechanical philosophy to the functions of…

​KARY MULLIS – INVENTOR OF PCR

Kary Mullis. Born: December 28, 1944, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States Spouse: Nancy Cosgrove Mullis Education: University of California, Berkeley (1972), Georgia Institute of Technology (1966), Dreher High School Awards: Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Japan Prize Kary Banks Mullis, Nobel Prize winning chemist, was born on December 28, 1944, in Lenoir, North Carolina. He received…

Man behind artificial heart!

​ Born: William Castle DeVries December 19, 1943 (age 72) Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Nationality: American Fields: cardiothoracic surgeon Known for : Dr. William DeVries and his surgical replaced a diseased heart with the Jarvik-7, the first permanent artificial heart ever used for a human patient.               On 19th December 1943 William…

Albert Einstein presents quantum theory on 14th November 1908

About Einstein: Born:14 March 1879,Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire Died:18 April 1955 (aged 76),Princeton, New Jersey, United States Fields:Physics, philosophy When Einstein presented his “quantum theory of light” on this date in 1908, there were two prevailing theories on what exactly light was and how it behaved. The first was Newton’s old standby called…