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Caius, John, 1510-1573

English physician and humanist. He was educated at Gonville Hall, Cambridge, and at the University of Padua, Italy, where he studied medicine under

Open Calculators

or calculating machine, device for performing numerical computations; it may be mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic. The electronic computer

Camerarius, Joachim, 1500-1574

German scholar, theologian, and diplomat. A leading figure in the Reformation , he was a close friend of Luther and Melanchthon . He took part in

Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

Walter Cannon was born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in 1871, the son of a rail-road official (his father) and a high school teacher (his mother).

Open Capgrave, John, 1393-1464
Capgrave, John, 1393-1464

John Capgrave was born near Lynn in Norfolk in 1393. He probably joined the monastery at Lynn and was ordained as a priest in 1417. In 1422 he became

Caplan, Arthur L.

US philosopher and biomedical ethicist. His primary areas of research interest were in the use of new technologies in health care, transplantation,


Background – industry today There are three types of industry: primary industry – this involves jobs that are to do with harvesting raw materials such

Open Case studies
Case studies

The case study method has always been an integral tool in the investigation of social science phenomena, being of particular value when the number of

charter school

The term charter school refers generally to a school choice reform movement emerging in the 1990s in the United States based on the idea that

Open cladistics

Method of biological classification that uses a formal step-by-step procedure for objectively assessing the extent to which organisms share particular