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Her Art Informed Science: Maria Sibylla Merian

Her Art Informed Science: Maria Sibylla Merian

Jun 13, 2021-- "I am an insect ecologist and a field biologist; Maria Sibylla Merian's work forms the very foundations of my discipline. Yet I am ashamed to confess that until relatively recently I was unaware of the magnitude of Merian's contribution to biology. It has only been in the last few decades that recognition for her scientific contributions has had a resurgence." Learn more about this remarkable woman whose art informed science here. (3293 reads)


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