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German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959) Adolf Windaus , Windaus
United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873) Agassiz , Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz , Louis Agassiz
United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-) Anderson , Phil Anderson , Philip Anderson , Philip Warren Anderson
small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described Arabidopsis thaliana , mouse-ear cress
English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975) Arnold Joseph Toynbee , Arnold Toynbee , Toynbee
French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830) Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier , Fourier , Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction; experiments convinced him that heat is caused by moving particles (1753-1814) Benjamin Thompson , Count Rumford , Thompson
Danish physicist who studied atomic structure and radiations; the Bohr theory of the atom accounted for the spectrum of hydrogen (1885-1962) Bohr , Niels Bohr , Niels Henrik David Bohr
French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people; remembered for his discovery that articulate speech depends on an area of the brain now known as Broca's area (1824-1880) Broca , Pierre-Paul Broca
German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917) Buchner , Eduard Buchner
Frenchman and Egyptologist who studied the Rosetta Stone and in 1821 became the first person to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics (1790-1832) Champollion , Jean Francois Champollion
Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827) Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta , Conte Alessandro Volta , Count Alessandro Volta , Volta
English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919) Crookes , Sir William Crookes , William Crookes
Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857) Czerny , Karl Czerny
recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric declamation
United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981) Delbruck , Max Delbruck
German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878) E. H. Weber , Ernst Heinrich Weber , Weber
anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939) Edward Sapir , Sapir
French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920) Francois Jacob , Jacob
Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966) George Charles Hevesy de Hevesy , Hevesy
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