- Salvador Edward,1912–91, U.S. biologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969.
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She is loved by the Moorish captain Luria, who commanded the army of the Florentines.
The officer in the Florentine army who was superseded by the Moorish leader Luria.
But what would the wisdom of Ogniben be worth in its pronouncements on a Luria or a Colombe?
Luria withdraws from life "to prevent the harm Florence will do herself by striking him."
Luria is one of the noblest and most heroic figures in Browning's works.An Introduction to the Study of Browning
- Alexander Romanovich. 1902–77, Russian psychologist, a pioneer of modern neuropsychology. His most important work concerns the psychological effects of brain tumours
- Isaac (ben Solomon). 1534–72, Jewish mystic living in Egypt and Palestine: noted for his interpretation of the Cabbala
Luria(lur′ē-ə)Salvador Edward 1912-1991
- Italian-born American biologist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for investigating the mechanism of viral infection in living cells.
- Italian-born American biologist whose research on gene mutation and bacteria increased scientific understanding of the role of DNA in bacterial viruses.
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