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Albert Claude

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As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice.

— Albert Claude

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But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?

— Albert Claude

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For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves.

— Albert Claude

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It is the cells which create and maintain in us, during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive, to search and experiment, and to struggle.

— Albert Claude

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Man has now become an adjunct to perfect and carry forward these conquests.

— Albert Claude

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No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure, watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him, according to the ever growing powers of his tools.

— Albert Claude

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Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton, today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths, new beliefs, and new dimensions.

— Albert Claude

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Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of 'mitochondria' were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894.

— Albert Claude

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The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.

— Albert Claude

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This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.

— Albert Claude

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About Albert Claude

Did you know about Albert Claude?

While working at Rockefeller University in the 1930s and 1940s he used the electron microscope to make images of cells which deepened the scientific understanding of cellular structure and function. Albert Claude (24 August 1898 – 22 May 1983) was a Belgian biologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Christian de Duve and George Emil Palade.

For his discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of cells Claude received the 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine which he shared with his student George Palade and Christian de Duve. He studied engineering and then medicine (at the University of Liège Belgium).

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