Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1973
Karl von Frisch, Konrad Lorenz, Nikolaas Tinbergen

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Karl von Frisch - Nobel Lecture

Decoding the Language of the Bee

The Nobel Lecture by Karl von Frisch was held on 12 December 1973, at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm. As Karl von Frisch was unable to be present at the occasion, the Nobel Lecture was held by his son, Professor Otto von Frisch. He was presented by Professor Börje Cronholm, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

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From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1971-1980, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1992

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