K. M. Baer (in honor of 220-anniversary)
The article is considering life and work of Karl Maksimovich Baer (1792–1876) — an outstanding scientist, biologit, geographer, one of the most significant biologist of his time, a founding father of embriology, antropology, entomology, a member of Imperial Sain-Petersburg Academy of Sciences. K. M. Baer discovered the mammalian ovum, he studied the embryonal development of fish, amphibia, reptiles and mammals, as well as the development of vertebrates’ argans such as chord, brain, spinal cord, heart, secretary and respiratory systems, gastrointestinal tract, etc.
ordinary academician of Imperatory Russian Academy of sciences Karl M. Baer, school of embryology of St. Petersburg University
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