Christian de Duve

Belgian biochemist, cytologist (1917-2013)

Christian de Duve (born 2 October 19174 May 2013) is a Belgian cytologist and biochemist. In 1960, De Duve was awarded the Francqui Prize for Biological and Medical Sciences. He was awarded the shared Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1974. His later years have been mostly devoted to origin of life studies.

It is as though a puzzle could be put together simply by shaking its pieces.

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  • It is as though a puzzle could be put together simply by shaking its pieces.
    • Life Evolving : Molecules, Mind, and Meaning (2002)

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