Francois Jacob

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Noun1.Francois Jacob - French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
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Quote by Francois Jacob, winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on gene regulation.
The French biologist Francois Jacob provided a clear example of the serendipity of basic research in a 2011 Science editorial describing the research that earned him a Nobel in 1965.
McMahon thus sides unapologetically with a historical perspective that limits genius to the creation of new ideas and discards the notion of bricolage long acknowledged by anthropologists and evolutionary biologists, such as Levin Strauss, Francois Jacob, and Stephen Jay Gould, who contend that true innovation arises less from a blank slate than from a tinkering and recycling of existing ideas.
These articles remind me of the distinction the Nobel-prizing winning biologist Francois Jacob made between science and myth.
"We invested heavily in bringing the latest proprietary and patented technologies to China, and we are pleased to continue introducing further solutions that address the specific needs of Asia Pacific market," said Francois Jacob, global marketing director for AdditivesTechnologies.
Um pensador, premio Nobel, Francois Jacob, dizia: "O sonho de uma bacteria ...
Summary: Paris: French biologist Francois Jacob, who won the 1965 Nobel prize for medicine for his ...
(7) This strangeness of creative reason is what the biologist Francois Jacob, in distinction to day-time logic, called 'night science'.