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Boris Lvovich ASTAUROV

Boris ASTAUROV, USSR Biologist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Head, Laboratory of Experimental Embryology, Severtsov Institute of Animal Morphology, since 1955.

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  • ASTAUROV, Boris was born in 1904.

  • Education

    • 1927 graduated Moscow University.

    Career

    • 1935-1955 associate, Institute of Experimental Biology, now Institute of Animal Morphology. Works on theoretical and practical problems of heredity in silkworms, especially industrial hybridization. Developed method of thermal artificial parthenogenesis.

      Discovered means of inducing full experimental androgenesis.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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