Remembering Botanist Katherine Esau and her Fables

Katherine Esau

“Katherine once gave a lecture titled ‘The Saga of Vladimir-the-Virus and the Sad Fate of Norman-the-Nucleus.'” June 4, 1997 On this day, the German-American botanist Katherine Esau died. She received the National Medal of Science for her outstanding work on plant anatomy.   When researching Katherine Esau, I discovered she was born in Ekaterinoslav, Ukraine.…

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