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 (lē′bĭg, -bĭKH), Baron Justus von 1803-1873.
German chemist who made a number of contributions to organic chemistry and pioneered laboratory-based scientific education.
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(German ˈliːbɪç)
(Biography) Justus (ˈjʊstʊs), Baron von Liebig. 1803–73, German chemist, who founded agricultural chemistry. He also contributed to organic chemistry, esp to the concept of radicals, and discovered chloroform
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(ˈli bɪg, -bɪx)

Justus, Baron von, 1803–73, German chemist.
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The spread was invented by German scientist Justus von Liebig and has been made in Burton, Staffs, since 1902.
The spread - main ingredient yeast extract - was created by German Justus von Liebig.
It was invented by German scientist Justus von Liebig in the late 19th century and has been made in Burton on Trent, Staffs, since 1902.
In the mid-1800s, agricultural scientist Carl Sprengel came up with a theory (later popularized by Justus von Liebig) asserting that population growth is controlled not by the total amount of resources available, but by the single resource that is scarcest.
(1) We hardly need the new age of Cow Protection to remind us that these Germany-bound deities would have had little time for Baron Justus von Liebig, an organic chemist and inventor of an industrial method of producing beef extract, who was managing to produce small quantities of his "Fleisch-Extract" in Munich and Koblenz from the late 1840s.
Marmite, which was named after a French casserole dish, was invented by German scientist Justus von Liebig in the late 19th century and has been made in Burton since 1902.
The new "JUSTUS" system, named in honor of the accomplished German chemist Justus von Liebig, will help researches in Baden-Wurttemberg to understand highly complex chemical processes with computer simulations.
Berzelius was part, and in many aspects a focus, of a network of scientists that included Humphry Davy (1778-1829), Justus von Liebig (1803-1873), Friedrich Wohler (1800 -1882), and others.
For example, Foster explains how the work of agricultural chemist Justus von Liebig inspired Marx to develop his critique of capitalist society's relationship with the land that feeds it.
German scientist Justus von Liebig found brewer's yeast could be bottled and eaten.
German chemist Justus von Liebig invented the process that gave rise to silvered glass used in contemporary mirrors.