Although he studied classics at the University of Louvain, then studied spiritual writers, he finally turned to medicine after being unhappy with those fields.
He had theorized there were six different stages of digestion in his piece "Oriatrike or Physick Refined".
He is often called the founder of pneumatic chemistry, and he claimed 'gas' as his own invention.
A Bengali physicist, botanist and biologist.
A British surgeon and first to use antiseptic medicine.
Was an English explorer and anthropologist and often called the “father of eugenics”.
Was a German-born physicist who was best known for studying and finding the diseases anthrax, tuberculosis and cholera
was an American scientist and the 1983 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Was an eminent American physicist who revolutionized the fields of electronics and magnetic resonance imaging.
An American biochemist.
A Japanese physician and botanist.
An English herbalist, botanist, physician and astronomer.