Johannes Gutenberg


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Johannes Gutenberg
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden Gutenberg
BirthplaceMainz, Electorate of Mainz
Died
NationalityGerman
Occupation
Engraver, inventor, and printer
Known for The invention of the movable-type printing press

Gutenberg, Johannes

(1397–1468) German printer, supposedly the first European to print with movable type (c. 1436). [Ger. Hist.: NCE, 1166]
See: Firsts
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Jumping up and down on the bed, Johannes Gutenberg, bible printer, shouted those immortal words, "You betcha!
Dr Daniel Oberfeld-Twistel, of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, said: "It is already known that the colour of a drink can influence the way we taste it.
For that report, a team led by anthropologist Joachim Burger of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, examined mitochondrial DNA, which is passed to offspring only from the mother.
Ralf Kiesslich of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany), and his colleagues.
of Delhi, India), and Gerhard and Kossler (Johannes Gutenberg U., Germany) present 12 contributions substantiating and analyzing various aspects of his selective incorporation of Indian spiritual systems.
According to the docs from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, prolonged contact with white wine erodes the calcium layer on teeth more quickly than red wines, reports The Daily Express.
Previous studies of bee vision failed to show that the insects could distinguish such subtle patterns, says Adrian Dyer of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.
Kahaly of Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
Editor Walde (classical philology, Johannes Gutenberg U.
Reporting in the same issue of Science, a team from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, describes its synthesis of an eight-ring molecular structure.
Working group led by physicist Professor Ulrich Nowak at the University of Konstanz, in collaboration with a team of physicists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, demonstrates how skyrmions can be used for the computer concepts of the future.