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Today in Science

January 29th

1688 – Birth of Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish scientist and philosopher

1810 – Birth of Ernst Kummer, German mathematician

1846 – Birth of Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist

1886 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.

1926 – Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1934 – Death of Fritz Haber, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1947 – Birth of Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1953 – Birth of Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist who faked stem cell research.