August Friedrich Leopold Weismann

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German biologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics

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The Prisoner of Zenda was conceived and written in late 1893, the same year in which a number of prominent British journals, primarily the widely-read Contemporary Review, (2) carried a contentious and highly public series of debates between some of the day's most noted naturalists and scientific philosophers, principally Herbert Spencer and August Weismann.
Huxley; and finally in Freiburg, with Professor August Weismann.
43) Sin embargo, en el caso puertorriqueno las diversas estrategias para el mejoramiento de las condiciones sociales y fisicas del pais y sus habitantes se aunaron bajo la sombrilla de las ideas eugenesicas, las cuales fueron fortalecidas a principios del siglo XX por los avances de la genetica mendeliana y las contribuciones del biologo aleman August Weismann al estudio de la herencia humana.
The lineage of cells produced by the reproductive system has been known as "germ-line" cells since the work of 19th century German scientist August Weismann.
characteristics came from the German biologist, August Weismann.
The historical muscle behind this argument is Stanford's appraisal of the explanatory reasoning of Darwin, Francis Galton, and August Weismann in the later nineteenth century regarding the nature of heredity and development.
Esa es la concepcion que estuvo vigente hasta que August Weismann lanza sus tesis en 1883.
He describes the origins of genetics from ancient Greece onward, important scientific events, and those who contributed to scientific understanding, such as Darwin, Mendel, and August Weismann.