Marcello Malphigi born (1628)
Malphigi Malphigi (1628 -1694) was an Italian physician and one of the first scientists to systematically study the body using the microscope. He is often described as the father of microscopic anatomy. In 1661 Malphigi observed blood capillaries and later he studied plants. He was a talented artist that made many illustrations of his observations.
Alexander Graham Bell successfully completes the first telephone call by saying to his assistant in the next room, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.” (1876)
Celebrating World Kidney Day
The 2011 World Kidney Day Campaign will focus on the important link between Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease and the fact that Chronic Kidney Disease is a major risk for Cardiovascular Disease. The slogan for this year’s campaign is Protect Your Kidneys and Save Your Heart. Take quiz about kidney health, send a world kidney day ecard.
The Kids Kidney Research charity has prepared downloadable information packs for parents, teachers, and children with fun and educational activities to celebrate World Kidney Day.