Huxley


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Huxley: Thomas Huxley

Huxley

1. Aldous (Leonard) . 1894--1963, British novelist and essayist, noted particularly for his novel Brave New World (1932), depicting a scientifically controlled civilization of human robots
2. his half-brother, Sir Andrew Fielding, born 1917, English biologist: noted for his research into nerve cells and the mechanism by which nerve impulses are transmitted; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with Alan Hodgkin and John Eccles 1963; president of the Royal Society (1980--85)
3. brother of Aldous, Sir Julian (Sorrel). 1887--1975, English biologist; first director-general of UNESCO (1946--48). His works include Essays of a Biologist (1923) and Evolution: the Modern Synthesis (1942)
4. their grandfather, Thomas Henry. 1825--95, English biologist, the leading British exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution; his works include Man's Place in Nature (1863) and Evolution and Ethics (1893)
References in periodicals archive ?
Huxley, 30, pleaded guilty to arson, being reckless whether life was endangered.
Prosecutor Heath Edwards said: "Mr Huxley didn't take the threat seriously and he offered to be hit with the guitar, without thinking he would actually do it for a moment.
Announcing that a case of unacceptable professional conduct had been proved, the chairman said Ms Huxley had failed to meet the standards expected of a teacher, breaching key principles of trust and respect.
Huxley was in her second year as a nursery teacher at Park Primary, having previously taught for seven years in the junior school there.
In the past month, Huxley has performed in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Berlin, Istanbul and Vienna.
It will be Blaydon's second visit to the club having returned back home last year with a 24-14 win and, buoyed by their recent run, Huxley has his eyes on making it two wins out of two.
Yesterday on the first day of his trial at Liverpool crown court, Huxley pleaded guilty to murder.
The jury heard it was impossible to tell if Huxley molested Dundas's bloodied body before or after her had killed her.
Huxley Golf's low maintenance, premier all-weather greens, tees and practice surfaces will help Andalucaea's golf courses to improve practice and playing facilities, reduce their maintenance costs and lower water consumption.
Huxley, serving 20 years for hiring two hitmen in Liverpool to kill partner Gerald Gilbert for an insurance payout, told jurors at Newcastle Crown Court about her chats with Swinhoe.
But as the author's young hero, Nicholas, slowly begins to discover, this is no ordinary dig and Professor Huxley is no ordinary archaeologist.
Huxley, 64, of Englefield Crescent in Mynydd Isa, had previously been warned about selling fake goods.