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Today in Science (0206)

February 6, 2008

Births

1744 – Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon

1853 – Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist

1892 – William Parry Murphy, American physician and Nobel Prize laureate

1913 – Mary Leakey, British anthropologist

Deaths

1617 – Prospero Alpini, Italian scientist

1833 – Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist

1950 – Georges Imbert, Alsatian chemist

1991 – Salvador Luria, Italian-born biologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1998 – Haroun Tazieff, French vulcanologist and geologist

2002 – Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist and Nobel Prize laureate

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