A Lifelong Fascination With the Chick Embryo

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Science  17 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5495, pp. 1284-1287
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5495.1284

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Since the early days of developmental biology, Viktor Hamburger has inspired fellow scientists. Working with the simplest of tools--small glass needles, a basic microscope, a camera--he has asked, and helped to answer, some of biology's biggest questions. And at age 100, he isn't done yet.