Francesco Redi (February 18, 1626 – March 1, 1697), Italian entomologist, parasitologist and toxicologist. Redi is sometimes referred to as the "founder of experimental biology" and as the "father of modern parasitology". Having a doctoral degree in both medicine and philosophy from the University of Pisa at the age of 21, he worked in various cities of Italy.

Francesco Redi

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  • Redi, F. 1668. Esperienze intorno alla generazione degl'insetti fatte da Francesco Redi … e da lui scritte in una lettera all'illustrissimo … Carlo Dati. Firenze [Florence]. 228 p. Biblioteca Digitale, Museo Galileo. Reference page
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