An American, Paul R. Ehrlich (1932-), is a StanfordUniversity? professor and a renowned entomologist specializing in LepidopterA? (butterflies). He is the author of ThePopulationBomb? and other books which apply the lessons of population zoology to economic issues such as resource use and population growth. His predicitions of massive global starvation and resource depletion have so far proven wrong. Participant in a famous wager with JulianSimon, see JulianSimon/Wager.
A German, Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915), won the 1908 NobelPrize in Physiology and Medicine. He is noted for his work in hematology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His life is depicted in the movie The Magic Bullet, which focused on his cure for syphilis. His biography is available at: