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Today in Science

February 25th

1682 – Birth of Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist

1919 – Birth of Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist

1950 – Death of George Minot, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1953 – Death of Sergei Winogradsky, Russian scientist

1971 – Death of Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1999 – Death of Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

2006 – The world’s estimated population reaches 6.5 billion.