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Open Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, computing, maths and statistics English mathematician, one of the greatest pioneers of mechanical

Open Baboons

any of the large, powerful, ground-living monkeys of the genus Papio, also called dog-faced monkeys. Five subspecies live in Africa, with one species

Open Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, politician, author, and natural historian, was truly a Renaissance man. He was involved in public life, he

Open Bacteria

Microscopic single-celled organisms lacking a membrane-bound nucleus. Bacteria, like Archaea , certain fungi, and viruses , are micro-organisms –

Open Bacteriophage

( băktēr'ēӘfāj´´ ), virus that infects bacteria and sometimes destroys them by lysis, or dissolution of the cell. Bacteriophages, or phages, have a

Open Badgers

Large mammal of the weasel family. It has molar teeth of a crushing type adapted to a partly vegetable diet, and short strong legs with long claws

Open Baer, Karl Ernst von, 1792-1876
Baer, Karl Ernst von, 1792-1876

Karl Ernst Ritter von Baer was the modern founder of embryology and comparative embryology, as well as an accomplished zoologist and biologist. No

Baeyer, Adolf von, 1835-1917

German organic chemist who synthesized the dye indigo in 1880. He discovered barbituric acid in 1863, later to become the parent substance of a major

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

1818–1903, Scottish philosopher and psychologist. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he later taught for three years. He taught one

Open Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946
Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946

Scottish electrical engineer who pioneered television. In 1925 he gave the first public demonstration of television, transmitting an image of a