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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Delphinidae — rough-toothed dolphin.


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  • Spurred on by the dispute, Steno plunged into his investigation of glands and ducts, and discovered among many others the lateral nasal gland, which is still called Steno's gland.

    Meet Nicholas Steno

  • In the late 1940s he collaborated with the director and screenwriter Stefano Vanzina, known as Steno, on a series of farces with the popular comic actor Totò.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Nicolas Steno, the Danish anatomist widely regarded as the father of geology, has been commemorated in a Google doodle marking his 374th birth anniversary on 11 January.

    Nicolas Steno Google doodle marks his 374th birth anniversary

  • And the Geologists 'Exam, 2009 and SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive Exam, will be held on 05 Dec 2009 and 26 Dec 2009 respectively.

    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Exams - 2009-10

  • That year, in 1673, Steno was dedicating an anatomical theater and gave a speech on the importance of scientific research.

    The Memory Palace

  • Nicolaus Steno laid the foundation for reading the archival history of the earth: How crystals are formed, how land erodes and sediment is made over time.

    The Memory Palace

  • I was in the middle of a book about Nicolaus Steno, the seventeenth century Danish anatomist, whom some call the grandfather of geology.

    The Memory Palace

  • Steno was fascinated by what the oceans hid and left behind.

    The Memory Palace

  • I had read about how one day, in 1666, young Steno was in an anatomical theater in Florence, Italy, dissecting the head of a shark.

    The Memory Palace

  • I thought of when Steno made his final public appearance as a scientist.

    The Memory Palace


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