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Mar 29 Lab Opens in Panama

Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory Opens

 

Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory Opens

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Year: 
1924
Month: 
march
Day: 
29
Date: 
Sat, 1924-03-29
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The Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory in Panama officially opens. More than thirty scientists from the United States work at the island laboratory during its first year of operation. The laboratory will later come under Smithsonian Institution aegis as the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.