Ilya Ilyich Metchnikoff Russian biologist who pioneered research into the immune system and human aging. He won the the Nobel prize in Medicine in 1908 for his revolutionary work on phagocytosis. Early life Passionate about natural sciences, he tested and taught Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theories. Trivia He is often credited with coining the term gerontology, […]

Svante Paabo Swedish biologist who is known best for his work in evolutionary genetics. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2000. Early life He was educated at Uppsala University. Trivia He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the highest honor for German research. Family of Svante […]