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Italian physiologist who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (1729-1799)

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Bordi is a research scientist at the Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Rome.
The inventory of the Acquaviva library has been pointed out by Spallanzani (1992) and Luise (2006).
The Spallanzani hospital is a centre of excellence on a European level," she said.
The doctor was flown into the military airport of Pratica di Mare overnight in a specially sealed unit and taken to the Lazzaro Spallanzani Institute.
The ministry said the doctor, the first Italian to contract the disease, would arrive in Rome late Monday or early Tuesday and be hospitalized at the Lazzaro Spallanzani national institute for infectious disease, AFP reported.
He went first to Sicily and then to Rome aboard a C-130 transport plane and was taken immediately to the capital's Spallanzani hospital, which specializes in infectious diseases.
The 18th-century Italian scientist Lazzaro Spallanzani hypothesized that bats navigate by sound and not sight, but not until the 1930s did humans develop the technology to "hear" bat calls, and only lately have we been able to begin interpreting those calls.
El ultrasonido se descubrio en 1794, con Lazzaro Spallanzani, cuando observo que al tapar las orejas de los murcielagos, estos perdian su capacidad de orientacion.
In winter the highest value was due to the presence of the polychaete Spirographis spallanzani (with approximately 50 g each individual) and numerous and/or large ophiuroids as Hemipholis elongata, Amphiodia atra and Ophioderma januarii.
E dramaturga e roteirista; e tambem conhecida no Brasil por ter adaptado o romance do escritor brasileiro Rubem Fonseca, Bufo & Spallanzani para o cinema.
34) Spallanzani blinded bats and then released them in a room full of obstacles, noticing that they could navigate just as well as before.
From the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, Piazza Aldo, Moro 45, 64100, Teramo, Italy (Marruchella, Todisco, Di Guardo); and the National Institute for Infectious Diseases "Lazzaro Spallanzani," Molecular Microbiology, Via Portuense 292, 00149, Rome, Italy (D'Arezzo, Paglia).
11) Given Hoffmann's strong interest in scientific literature in general and questions of reproduction in particular--see, for example, the Spallanzani figure in the Sandmann (12)--it is safe to assume that Hoffmann studied Kunz's copy of Darwin's Zoonomia.
Ademas de estas propuestas, consideraciones amplias sobre el proyecto enciclopedico, destaca otro grupo de estudios dedicados a temas mas especificos --como la cosmologia y astronomia, la medicina, la religion o la politica-- desde la perspectiva de los ilustrados que nos presentan respectivamente Miguel Angel Granada, Piero Schiavo, Mariafranca Spallanzani, Francine Markovits y Christopher Hamel.
Imported malaria at Italy's National Institute for Infectious Disease Lazzaro Spallanzani, 1984-2003.