A review of Tabellaria species from freshwater environments in Europe
Five new species are described based on detailed LM and SEM observations of the diatom genus Tabellaria Ehrenberg, one of the most widely distributed genera in freshwaters, both in benthos and phytoplankton.
Exploration of marine phytoplankton: from their historical appreciation to the omics era
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Plankton Research
Marine phytoplankton are believed to account for more than 45% of photosynthetic net primary production on Earth, and hence are at the base of marine food webs and have an enormous impact on the…
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Antony van Leeuwenhoek and his “Little Animals”: being some Account of the Father of Protozoology and Bacteriology and his Multifarious Discoveries in these Disciplines
Antony van Leeuwenhoek was a superficial dabbler who had no conception of scientific methods, but who hurried from one topic to another without attempting to exhaust any one of them; and if he made important discoveries it was easy to make, since he was early in the field, and one of the first to exploit an important new means of investigation.
Who was Mr. Charles King?
AMONG the ingenious in many considerable parts of the world, of whose undertakings, studies, and labours the Philosophical Transactions of the years 1700 sqq. gave some account, an able microscopist…
The Notorious Sir John Hill: The Man Destroyed by Ambition in the Era of Celebrity
Acknowledgments Preface Illustrations Anticipations One 1. The mountebank's road out 2. Amidst the trees in Sussex 3. Apothecary Hill, almost FRS 4. Deranged by disappointment Two 5. Three strikes in…
The Quest for the Invisible: Microscopy in the Enlightenment
From spontaneous generation to the limits of life: the microscopical experimentalist research from the 1760s to 1800 Conclusion Bibliography Indexes.
I. Observations made in the Island of Ceilan, by Mr Strachan on the ways of catching fowl and deer, of serpents, of the ant bear and of cinamon
- ArtPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
The way they catch Water-Fowls is this, in Loughs and Waters which are not very deep, the Fowler puts an Earthen Pot upon his Head, in which Pot are bored holes, through Which he may See, then he…
The History of Protozoology:
The History of Protozoology:Two Lectures delivered before the University of London at King's College in May 1925. By Prof. F. J. Cole. Pp. 64 + 2 plates. (London: University of London Press, Ltd.,…
A brief history of ciliate studies (late XVII the first third of the XX century)
Summary The most prominent protistologists who worked with ciliates from the Leeuwenhoek time up to the beginning of the XX century are mentioned. Their achievements in ciliatology and especially in…
Henry Baker, F. R. S.: Founder of the Bakerian Lecture
- HistoryNotes and Records of the Royal Society of London
The Bakerian Lecture originated in 1774, as a result of the bequest of .£100 X to the Society by Henry Baker (1698-1774, F.R.S. 1741) (1) expressly for an oration or discourse to be spoken or read…
Time to regulate microbial eukaryote nomenclature
It is demonstrated that, by combining the foci of different nomenclature codes with the current knowledge of relationships, a large number of genera and species end up being regulated by two codes (Patterson's ambiregnal taxa) and, in some cases, may even be regulated by none.
III. A letter from Mr Charles King to Mr Sam. Doudy, F. R. S. concerning crabs eyes
- HistoryPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
Sir, I Cannot give you any satisfactory account of the Stones in the Heads of Craw- fish, for I never made any observations but casually, and without any design of a particular account of them,…