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Today in Science (0727)


1921 – Researchers at the University of Toronto led by biochemist Frederick Banting announce the discovery of the hormone insulin.


1733Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer

1833Thomas George Bonney, English geologist

1848Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist

1881Hans Fischer, German chemist, Nobel laureate


1844John Dalton, English physicist and chemist

1917Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, Nobel laureate

1931Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist