Paris: French biologist Francois Jacob
, who won the 1965 Nobel prize for medicine for his research into enzymes, has died at the age of 92, a relative said on Sunday.
On February 27, 2006, Francois Jacob
, Curator of the Institut et MusEe Voltaire in Geneva, wrote me that "The phrase 'un monstre gai...' definitely does not belong to Voltaire's works....
Sydney Brenner, Francois Jacob
and Matthew Meselson show that messenger RNA (above) carries the information required to make proteins.
The letter was signed by, among others, Rosine Haguenauer, director of research at CNRS [National Center of Scientific Research] in biology; Professor Jean-Pierre Vernant, historian, professor at College au France; Pascal Lederer, director of research at CNRS, physicist; Professor Pierre Gilles De Gennes, professor at College de France, Nobel Prize in physics; Miguel Angel Estrella, pianist, ambassador to UNESCO; Professor Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, professor at College au France, Nobel Prize in physics; and Professor Francois Jacob
, professor at College au France, Nobel Prize in medicine.
Como dice Francois Jacob
en "El raton, la mosca y el hombre": "Todo cuanto sabemos acerca de los organismos mas diversos que viven sobre la faz de nuestra Tierra muestra que, con toda probabilidad, descienden todos de un solo y mismo ancestro".
Two French biologists, Jacques-Lucien Monod (1910-1976) and Francois Jacob
Many decades of research in the history of science--not only Foucault's archaeology of knowledge or the pioneering work of historians of science like Gaston Bachelard (32) or Georges Canguilhem, (33) but also the work of scientists turned historians like Ludwig Fleck, (34) Francois Jacob
, (35) Hans-Jorg Rheinberger (36)--have demonstrated that categories and objects can in fact be characterised as 'artefacts' generated by chance constellations of material and immaterial elements functioning as dispositives.