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Today’s Google Doodle is a colourful dash to celebrate the 374th birthday of the Danish-born Nicolas Steno, a scientist who was a pioneer in the fields of anatomy and geology. He’s often termed the father of geology and stratigraphy.  Enjoy it!

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