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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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FOLLOWING Blair Nimmo's appointment as head of restructuring for the UK, Catherine Burnet (pictured) has been appointed senior partner in the Edinburgh office.
Having worked as a geologist in Indonesia when he was a young man, Burnet returned nearly four decades later to take the trip across the island he has dreamed of, and shares his journal, photographs, and associated scholarship with readers.
Author Ian Burnet recounts his journey across this archipelago nation, as well as the heritage and culture of peoples who have made it their home across the centuries.