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Obituary: Peter Marler FRS, birdsong expert

Saddened to hear of the death on Saturday of Peter Marler, a pioneer of research on birdsong and animal communication and professor emeritus at the UC Davis Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior and Center for Neuroscience. According to the …
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Obituary: William J. (Bill) Knox, physicist who worked on the A-bomb

We’d like to note the passing of William Jordan Knox, professor of physics, who died in July at the age of 92. A full obituary was published in the Davis Enterprise. Born in 1921, Knox studied at UC Berkeley from …
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Ron Baskin, biophysicist

Ron Baskin, professor emeritus of molecular and cellular biology at UC Davis, passed away July 3. A memorial service will be held this weekend (July 31) at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin in Davis. A full obituary can be …
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Obituaries for Marjorie Grene

An obituary for philosopher Marjorie Grene, who died March 16, was published Sunday in the New York Times. She was 98. Grene, best-known for her work on the philosophy of biology, was  a faculty member and chair of the UC …
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