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Abraham Trembley

SEPTEMBER 3, 2015

Abraham Trembley, a Swiss naturalist, was born Sep. 3, 1710 (see third image above). In 1740, Trembley discovered a small freshwater organism, which he called a polyp, that he thought was new to science (in fact Leeuwenhoek had discovered it nearly 40 years before)....

Scientist of the Day - Abraham Trembley

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