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(bər-nĕt′, bûr′nĭt), Sir (Frank) Macfarlane 1899-1985.
Australian virologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for his work on acquired immunological tolerance.
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Burnet Institute Deputy Director (Partnerships) Associate Professor David Anderson said CE-Marking was an important step in the roll out of this small, but potentially lifesaving diagnostic.
The Burnet County contaminated ground water plume has originated from an unknown source that released into the Ellenburger-San Saba Aquifer.
Women's experiences of the genocide did not end when the fighting between the warring parties ended; instead, as Burnet shows at length, concerted actions to successively end the wars, to pursue and prosecute extremists and close refugee camps have resulted in a protracted aftermath.
As Burnet elucidates, nearly four centuries before Starbucks forayed into the shopping centres of Jakarta, or Royal Dutch Shell began exploiting natural gas off the shores of the Indonesian archipelago, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) was trading in pepper, sandalwood, and gold on the docks of colonial Batavia.
Burnet makes the case for engaged and careful scholarship.
For the first time, the Burnet Institute asked a question about sexting in its annual health survey, which was conducted with 1500 people in the age group of 16-29.
Agatha Louise Huepen-becker Burnet (former Society regional vice president and Iowa State University chapter president and secretary/treasurer), 81, taught textiles and clothing at Iowa State from 1956 until retirement in 1993, headed the department for two decades, and won numerous school honors.
Light and quirky, with extremely useful nuggets of advice for the older reader" says Tim Richman, from Burnet Media in Cape Town.
Its popularity derived to a large extent from the personality, authority and intellect of Sir Alastair Burnet, who has died at the age of 84.
KINDLY colossus" Sir Alastair Burnet, who died yesterday aged 84, has been hailed as the country's greatest ever newscaster.
BROADCAST legend Sir Alastair Burnet, who has died at the age of 84, was a racing enthusiast who served as a director of United Racecourses, the umbrella group that owned Epsom, Kempton and Sandown Park before they were subsumed into the Jockey Club group in 1994.
FORMER News At Ten presenter Sir Alastair Burnet, who has died at the age of 84, was hailed by colleagues as "the best we'll ever have".