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Anniversary: Maria Sibylla Merian and metamorphosis

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Despite the fact that art is subjective and concerned with aesthetics, whereas science is an objective enterprise based on observation and experimentation, a combination of these dissimilar activities can yield surprising results. A small group of world-class biologists have also been gifted artists.

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  1. Ulrich Kutschera is professor of plant physiology and evolutionary biology at the University of Kassel, Germany.

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