Today in Science (0727)


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


1733 - Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer

1833 - Thomas George Bonney, English geologist

1848 - Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist

1881 - Hans Fischer, German chemist, Nobel laureate


1844 - John Dalton, English physicist and chemist

1917 - Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, Nobel laureate

1931 - Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist

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