Saturday, March 19, 2016

Fact of the Day: Friedrich Miescher

Friedrich Miescher was a Swiss biologist who discovered nucleic acid. It's the material which is what DNA and RNA are made of. 

13 comments:

Kay said...

And he won the Nobel prize, right?

Margaret D said...

A great discovery and he died a bit young as well aged 51 I think..

Lux G. said...

I thought his name sounds familiar. Oh, my medical days are so behind me. :)

Anna-Alina said...

Never even heard about him!

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Emmylou said...

This post just reminded me of biology class:D

Sharon said...

I didn't know this!

Pat Hatt said...

A worthwhile discovery for sure, smart guy

Christine said...

Brilliant, what an important accomplishment.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Never heard of him, but what an important discovery!

Cloudia said...

Cool fact, Adam. Daisy looks fine too!

stephen Hayes said...

Another unheralded scientist who changed the world.

Martha said...

Smart man!

bj said...

A wonderful discovery...