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  Center for Conservation Biology
Paul R. Ehrlich received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.
The Ehrlich group's policy research on the population-resource-environment crisis takes a broad overview of the world situation, but also works intensively in such areas of immediate legislative interests as endangered species and the preservation of genetic resources.
Professor Ehrlich is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
www.stanford.edu /group/CCB/Staff/Ehrlich.html   (395 words)

  Paul Ehrlich - Biography
Paul Ehrlich was born on March 14, 1854 at Strehlen, in Upper Silesia*, Germany.
Ehrlich was educated at the Gymnasium at Breslau and subsequently at the Universities of Breslau, Strassburg, Freiburg-im-Breisgau and Leipzig.
Ehrlich showed that all the dyes used could be classified as being basic, acid or neutral and his work on the staining of granules in blood cells laid the foundations of future work on haematology and the staining of tissues.
nobelprize.org /medicine/laureates/1908/ehrlich-bio.html   (1225 words)

 Paul Ehrlich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Ehrlich was born into a Jewish family on 14 March 1854 in Strehlen (Silesia).
Paul Ehrlich received the Nobel Prize for Medicine together with Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in 1908.
Ehrlich figured that if a compound could be made that selectively targeted a disease causing organism, then a toxin for that organism could be delivered along with the agent of selectivity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Ehrlich   (618 words)

 Paul Ehrlich: Pharmaceutical Achiever
Ehrlich had been afflicted by tuberculosis—a disease caused by an infection of bacteria that attack the lungs.
Ehrlich believed that chemical compounds had to attach themselves to the structures of other chemical compounds of cells to have an effect upon the processes of life and disease.
Reaching far beyond the lifetime of Ehrlich and the use of the particular drugs that he uncovered was his seminal idea that scientists could find compounds that could act against specific disease agents without harming the person with the disease.
www.chemheritage.org /EducationalServices/pharm/chemo/readings/ehrlich.htm   (878 words)

 Paul Ehrlich
Paul Ehrlich was born on March 14, 1854, in Strehlen, Germany.
Paul Ehrlich overcame the tuberculosis disease, with which he was infected in Egypt.
Paul Ehrlich received the Nobel Prize for Medicine together with Elie Metschnikoff in 1908 for their research on immunity.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Paul_Ehrlich.html   (469 words)

 Paul Ehrlich (www.whonamedit.com)
In Breslau Ehrlich was influenced by the pathologists Julius Cohnheim (1839-1884) and Carl Weigert (1845-1904), the physiologist Rudolf Heidenhain (1834-1897), and the botanist Ferdinand Cohn (1828-1898), sponsor of Robert Koch’s researches on anthrax bacilli.
Ehrlich was a patient and kindly man and had a habit of jotting down ideas and instruction to his assistant in a notebook interleaved with carbon paper.
Ehrlich was coeditor, with Rudolf Krause (1865-), Max Mosse (1873-), Heinrich Rosin (1863-), and Carl Weigert (1845-1904), of Enzyklopädie der Mikroskopischen Technik.
www.whonamedit.com /doctor.cfm/83.html   (4939 words)

 Dr. Paul Ehrlich
Paul Ralph Ehrlich was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 29, 1932.
Ehrlich has written numerous scientific papers, on such subjects as crowding in human populations, the relation of population pressures to socio-political events, plant-herbivore co-evolution, butterfly evolution and morpho-taxonomy, theoretical aspects of population biology, and selective changes in natural populations of water snakes.
Paul Ralph Ehrlich and the former Anne Fitzhugh Howland, a biological research assistant were married on December 18, 1954.
www.umsl.edu /~biology/icte/WEArecipients/ehrlich.html   (642 words)

 S. Paul Ehrlich; former acting surgeon general; 72 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Paul Ehrlich, an epidemiologist and a public health officer who served as acting surgeon general during a long organizational reshuffling under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford, died of pneumonia Jan. 6 in Delray Beach, Fla, his family said.
Ehrlich's public service began in 1959 at the National Heart Institute in Bethesda, Md., and took him to the upper echelons of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Ehrlich is survived by his wife of 45 years, Geraldine McKenna Ehrlich; three daughters, Susan P. Ehrlich of San Francisco, Paula Ehrlich of Hendricks, Pa., and Jill Ehrlich-Robinson of Ankara, Turkey; and one grandson.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050121/news_1m21ehrlich.html   (371 words)

 Paul Ehrlich...SciPeeps.com
Paul Ehrlich (March 14, 1854-August 20, 1915) was a German scientist who won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
In 1896 Ehrlich became the director of the newly founded Royal Institute of Serum Research and Examination (Königlichen Instituts für Serumforschung und Serumprüfung) in Steglitz (Berlin).
In 1904 Ehrlich became honorary professor of the university of Göttingen.
www.scipeeps.com /paulehrlich.html   (476 words)

 Paul Ehrlich - Biography
Paul Ehrlich was born on March 14, 1854 at Strehlen, in Upper Silesia*, Germany.
Ehrlich was educated at the Gymnasium at Breslau and subsequently at the Universities of Breslau, Strassburg, Freiburg-im-Breisgau and Leipzig.
Ehrlich showed that all the dyes used could be classified as being basic, acid or neutral and his work on the staining of granules in blood cells laid the foundations of future work on haematology and the staining of tissues.
www.nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1908/ehrlich-bio.html   (1225 words)

 Paul Ehrlich Biography | World of Biology
Ehrlich was fascinated by the reactions of cells and tissues to dyes.
Ehrlich began working with organic compounds containing arsenic because he felt its properties were similar to those of the nitrogen atoms that gave trypan red its effectiveness.
Ehrlich was married in 1883 to Hedwig Pinkus.
www.bookrags.com /biography/paul-ehrlich-wob   (666 words)

 From the Bedroom to the Bomb: An Interview with Paul Ehrlich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paul Ehrlich: Of course the reason I'm worried about the environment is that like other ecologists, I understand that the environment is what supports our lives; if it goes down the tubes, we go down the tubes with it.
Ehrlich: Well, Stanford is a reflection of the society as a whole, and its priorities tend to reflect the priorities of the society as a whole, and environmentalism is I would say in some ways moderately strong at Stanford.
Ehrlich: No, I think it's going to be very difficult to undo the damage that Gorsuch and Watt and Reagan have done, because the honest, smart people have been leaving agencies like the EPA, and the Department of the Interior, and it's going to be very hard to recruit them back after this experience.
dynamics.org /~altenber/PAPERS/EHRLICH   (9289 words)

 Paul R. Ehrlich
Paul R. Ehrlich, an insect biologist, is Bing Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University.
Ehrlich: Well, people have to understand that humanity has already withdrawn the very basis of its civilization from what people have described as the genetic library of the planet.
Paul R. Ehrlich, an entomologist, is Bing Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University.
sun3.lib.uci.edu /racyberlib/Quest/interview-paul_r_ehrlich.html   (4548 words)

 National-Academies.org | NAS InterViews: Biography of Paul R. Ehrlich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paul Ehrlich is currently the Bing Professor of Population Studies in the department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University.
Ehrlich has carried out field, laboratory and theoretical research on a wide array of problems ranging from the dynamics and genetics of insect populations, studies of the ecological and evolutionary interactions of plants and herbivores, and the behavioral ecology of birds and reef fishes, to experimental studies of the effects of crowding on human beings.
Ehrlich is a member of many scientific societies and organizations, serving as director or board member for many.
www.nationalacademies.org /interviews/people/ehrlich_bio.html   (288 words)

Ehrlich decided to put his money where his mouth was by responding to an open challenge issued by Simon to all Malthusians.
Ehrlich did not mention Simon by name, although he did refer to him at another event that Earth Day weekend, a symposium of ecologists inside the domed auditorium of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
"Paul Ehrlich has never been able to learn from past experience," he said, then launched into the Cornucopian line on the greenhouse crisis—how, even in the unlikely event that doomsayers are right about global warming, humanity will find some way to avert climate change or adapt, and everyone will emerge the better for it.
www.dynamist.com /tfaie/bibliographyArticles/tierneybet.html   (4775 words)

 Dossier - Dr. Paul Erlich
Paul Ehrlich is a Stanford University biologist and author of the best-selling book The Population Bomb.
Since the release of this book in 1968, Ehrlich has been one of the most frequently cited "experts" on environmental issues by the media, despite the fact that his predictions on the fate of the planet, more often than not, have been wrong.
Ehrlich bet that if the combined value of all five metals he purchased was higher in 1990, Simon would have to pay him the difference.
www.nationalcenter.org /dos7111.htm   (536 words)

 Paul Ehrlich challenges evolutionary psychology and the 'selfish gene' in his new book, Human Natures: 9/00
Ehrlich, author of The Population Bomb and many other books and scientific articles, is Bing Professor of Population Studies and president of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford.
Ehrlich is convinced that many scientists know already the directions in which solutions to the population-environment crisis lie.
Ehrlich is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/2000/september20/humans920.html   (1173 words)

 Interview: Paul Ehrlich, 1974
Well, Ehrlich (and a few of his detractors) can call it shooting his mouth off if he likes (or they like), Most of the people who are vitally concerned about the future of the planet and its inhabitants, though, do nothing but cheer every time Paul speaks.
Paul Ehrlich was Director of Graduate Studies for the Stanford Department of Biological Sciences from 1966 to 1969 and he is currently a Professor of Biological Sciences at that university.
Paul Ehrlich is a long, lean, physically fit dynamo who has peered into the future and found himself unhappy with what he has seen.
www.mnforsustain.org /ehrlich_paul_interview_1974.htm   (7125 words)

 Paul Ehrlich
Paul Ehrlich was a young scientists when he joined the research team of Robert Koch.
Ehrlich rigorously tested the vaccine and in 1911 Savarsan 606 was used for the first time on Humans.
Ehrlich's work with Behring led to a cure for Diptheria, he also researched extensively into the field of chemotherapy, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1908.
www.schoolshistory.org.uk /paulehrlich.htm   (351 words)

 Paul Ehrlich-Symposium 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The symposium is being organised jointly by the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, the Georg-Speyer-Haus, the Faculty of Medicine of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, the Paul Ehrlich-Foundation, and the Paul-Ehrlich-Society for Chemotherapy.
Honouring Paul Ehrlich's historic and groundbreaking contribution to medical research, the symposium is entitled Combating Pathogens and Cancer.
Ever since Paul Ehrlich founded the science of chemotherapy, there have been many dramatic new developments in medical research.
www.paul-ehrlich-symposium-2004.de   (242 words)

 Vinod's Blog:Paul Ehrlich
In One with Nineveh, eminent scientists Paul Ehrlich and co-author Anne Ehrlich argue that continued population growth, expansion of current consumption patterns, and maldistribution of political and economic power are impeding our progress toward a sustainable society.
Ehrlich predicted that hundreds of millions of people would die of starvation during the 1970s because the earth's inhabitants would multiply at a faster rate than world's ability to supply food.
According to Ehrlich, the United States would see its life expectancy drop to 42 years because of pesticide usage, the nation's population would drop to 22.6 million by 1999, and the use of insecticides in the United Sates would provoke a nuclear war.
www.vinod.com /blog/News/PaulEhrlich.html?rss   (320 words)

 Amazon.com: The Population Bomb: Books: Paul R. Ehrlich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ehrlich did not foresee the technological innovations (the Green Revolution) that have been such a boon to mankind, or changes in both the supply and demand of various resources (such as those in his famous bet with Simon).
Ehrlich, in this seasoned tome, preserves for the ages some of his greatest nonsensical howlers about the catastrophic growth of human population in the face of vanishing resources and inadequate food.
Paul Ehrlich may understand butterflies more than most of us do, but he definitely does not understand how the real world in general and the human society in particular works.
www.amazon.com /Population-Bomb-Paul-R-Ehrlich/dp/1568495870   (2062 words)

 OpinionJournal - Leisure & Arts
While the Ehrlichs put forward a few good ideas--such as replacing income taxes with consumption taxes and eliminating government subsidies--most of their analysis consists of antimarket screeds and hackneyed corporation-bashing.
Alas, the Ehrlichs and most of their ecological confreres miss the central reason for it: the tragedy of the commons, where nobody owns a resource--forest, fish, water--and thus no one has a reason to protect it.
Ehrlich told Look magazine: "When you reach a point where you realize further efforts will be futile, you may as well look after yourself and your friends and enjoy what little time you have left.
www.opinionjournal.com /la/?id=110005103   (855 words)

 Michael Fumento: Doomsayer Paul Ehrlich Strikes (Out) Again
For three decades now, Ehrlich, a butterfly specialist, has made an incredibly successful career out of being incredibly wrong on some of the most important matters of the day.
Last Ehrlich slammed his critics (myself included) in a book the very name of which screams chutzpa, The Betrayal of Science and Reason.
Now Ehrlich is the lead author of a 7-page article in the December issue of the prestigious Atlantic Monthly, saying anybody who tells you technology will continue to provide more such benefits is a liar or a fool.
www.fumento.com /paul.html   (834 words)

 Paul R. Ehrlich Press Release
Paul R. Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population Studies and Professor of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, will present a public lecture entitled, "One With Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future," at 4:30 p.m.
Ehrlich, with Peter H. Raven, co-founded the field of co-evolution, has been a pioneer in alerting the public to the problems of overpopulation, raising issues of population, resources, and the environment as matters of public policy.
He has received the John Muir Award of the Sierra Club, the Gold Medal Award of the World Wildlife Fund International, a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, and the Crafoord Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (given in lieu of a Nobel Prize in areas where the Nobel is not given).
www.wws.princeton.edu /events/pressreleases/20041011ehrlich.html   (334 words)

 Reason Magazine - Earth Day, Then and Now
Although Ehrlich was certainly the most strident doomster, he was far from alone in his famine forecasts.
Ehrlich and others were openly contemptuous of the "Green Revolution," underway in countries such as India and Pakistan, that had already nearly doubled crop yields in developing nations between 1965 and 1970.
Ehrlich sniffed that such developments meant nothing, going so far as to predict that "the Green Revolution...is going to turn brown." Such fears took form in such popular Zeitgeist movies as Soylent Green (1973), which envisioned a future of hungry masses jammed into overcrowded cities.
www.reason.com /0005/fe.rb.earth.shtml   (6104 words)

 Paul Ehrlich gets Stanford "Reviewed"
Ehrlich's logic was simple: a growing population increasingly consumes the earth's finite resources.This left humanity with three options: 1) stop producing, 2) stop consuming, or 3) die from starvation.
Ehrlich has suggested that governments should consider using coercion to limit family size and that the United States should end food aid for countries that refuse population control.
But if Professor Ehrlich's ideas were left unchecked, we would have scores of nations that would have not been allowed to enjoy the same material progress we have enjoyed.
www.sepp.org /Archive/controv/controversies/ehrlich.html   (1376 words)

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