[Taxacom] Imre Festetics
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Thu Jan 23 14:05:49 CST 2014
This paper serves also to show how history is such a vast, deep well. The
biological sciences have not been around all that long but already there is
so much that may be uncovered. I wonder sometimes how anyone could grasp
the history of science in any field in say, 500 years from now - if we
should survive that long.
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 7:54 AM, Péter Poczai <peter.poczai at gmail.com>wrote:
> Dear Taxacomers,
> Meet Count Imre Festetics the pioneer of genetics before Mendel was born.
> He is
> as obscure today as Mendel is famous. However, he give the name "genetics"
> 80 years before William Bateson and formulated some genetic rules of
> nature. It just appeared in PLoS Biology:
> All the best,
> Péter Poczai, PhD
> Marie Curie Research Fellow
> Department of Biosciences
> University of Helsinki
> PO Pox 65, FIN-00014, Helsinki
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