Wieschaus[wēˈshousˌ, vēˈ-], Eric Born 1947.
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, Eric Born 1947.
German-born biologist. His research on fruit flies resulted in the identification of the genes that are essential for embryonic development of the body segments. He shared a 1995 Nobel Prize in medicine.