Huxley


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English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)

English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)

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The court heard that Huxley set fire to his cell at Risley Prison, near Warrington, on May 10 last year, just before 6.
Fisher later took offence at something Mr Huxley said and threatened to hit him over the head with his acoustic guitar, which he been playing earlier in the evening.
Other topics include Elizabeth Bishop's memoir of Huxley and some Indians in Brazil; Huxley, Blok, and Berdyaev on the nature of the Russian Revolution; Point Counter Point as an experiment; the case for teaching W.
Ms Huxley was in her second year as a nursery teacher at Park Primary School, Llay, Wrexham, having previously taught for about seven years in the junior school there.
Chairman Peter Williams said Huxley had breached key principles of trust and respect, adding: "Although she has apologised for her conduct she has not apologised for the impact on the children and her colleagues.
Huxley, real name Michael Dodman, has perfected the art of DJing since he was 12 years old.
Set in London in 2540 AD (depicted as 632 After Ford, AF, in the book), it explores scientific developments that Huxley had anticipated, most prominently reproduction and psychological conditioning and manipulation.
TEAM manager Jim Huxley insists no one wants to face his inform Blaydon side right now, with Saturday's trip to Old Albanians giving them a chance to make it seven wins on the spin.
Jack Huxley, 20, armed himself with kitchen knives and a carving fork and stabbed Janis Dundas, 62, up to 28 times as she slept.
Investigations revealed Huxley had been searching online for 'granny porn' during the session, as well as downing vodka and smoking cannabis.
HAMPSHIRE-based Huxley Golf, the PGA's official supplier of all-weather golf surfaces, has announced the appointment of a new authorised distributor and installer for the Iberian region of Andalucaea.
While Swinhoe was being held on remand in January, convicted husband-murderer Ann Huxley spoke to her as prison mentor and welfare representative.
It appears Professor Huxley is either going to make people fabulously rich or unleash the Devil," quips one character in describing the towering, obsessive, and possibly quite mad leader of an expedition seeking to unearth the fabled lost city of Atlantis in William Azuski's engrossing novel, Travels in Elysium.
Peter Graham Huxley was found selling fake Air Wick fresheners and Ped Care foot products at Mold market last September.
Dean Huxley could not be charged with manslaughter because victim Mark Wills suffered from heart disease and other health problems.