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Ernst Mayr (1904-2005)

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Science  25 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5713, pp. 1212-1213
DOI: 10.1126/science.1110718

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Ernst Mayr, the revered evolutionary biologist, died on February 3rd at the venerable age of 100. In a Retrospective, Coyne reminisces about Mayr's seminal contributions to the field of evolutionary biology and the great legacy that he leaves future generations.