Invention of DNA Chain Polymerization

American researcher Kary B. Mullis, a staff chemist for the Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, CA, USA invented DNA chain polymerization in 1983. Continue reading

Japan Clones Cows

Researcher Yukio Tsunoda of Kinki University in Nara, Japan cloned cow cells on December 8, 1998. Continue reading

First International Botanical Congress Held

International Botanical Congress took place in 1867 in Paris, France was organized by Swiss botanist, Alphonse-Louis-Pierre-Pyrame de Candolle. Continue reading

Jane Goodall Begins Studying Chimpanzees

Jane van Lawick Goodall began conducting Scientific observations of primate behaviour at the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania, Africa in 1960. Continue reading

Hydra Display Regenerative Powers

Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. Continue reading

Nathan Smith Published Dinosaur Fossil Remains

Nathan Smith described primitive prosauropod Anchisaurus fossils unearthed by a Connecticut farmer, Solomon Ellsworth, Jr .in 1818, Continue reading

Paul Berg Developed DNA Gene Splicing

Paul Berg, molecular biologist performed the first DNA gene splicing at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 1973. Continue reading

Dolly Gives Birth to Bonnie The Sheep

Dolly, the first cloned sheep gave birth to a female lamb, Bonnie Continue reading

Mary Anning

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England. Continue reading

The Anatomy of Plants Treatise

English botanist and physician Nehemiah Grew wrote a treatise, The Anatomy of Plants in 1682 Continue reading