The primordial soup theory
By: Danelle Karth
We know that the earth is full of life. What is difficult to say is how that life began on earth billions of years ago. There are a number of theories with no proof of anything specific. One such theory is the primordial soup theory...
By: Danelle Karth
Primordial soup is the theory that life began in a warm (or hot) pond or ocean of water. The ingredients aren't known and only supposed from studies of ancient rocks, dating of different materials, and from supposed knowledge of how the earth was when life...
The genius of Edward O. Wilson
By: Billy B. Bob
Sociobiology: Aggression Among Modern HumansThe following will offer a sociobiological analysis of an article published by LiveScience entitled "The Evolution of Human Aggression." It was written by writer/anthropologist Heather Whipps. Rather than simply present a summary of the article, I will include components and...
By: G E Barr
Sir Charles DarwinAfter the American Civil War, there were many theories considering the "negroes", made by American anthropologists. It was Charles Darwin who reasoned that the differences in races was superficial and that all human beings belonged in the same category, though in places like...
By: Alison Bowler
Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch, who was to make his name as Robert Koch in the field of microbiology, was one of thirteen children in the family of a mining engineer. He was born on December 11 1843 in Clausthal, which is in the Upper Harz...
By: Alison Bowler
There are two men given the name, “Founder of microbiology”, one is Robert Koch and the other Louis Pasteur. Pasteur was born in the town of Dole, which is in the Jura region of France, on December 27 1822. His interest in sciences led...
Early germ theory of disease: Contributions of Leeuwenhoek, Semmelweiss and Snow
By: Tami Port MS
Germ Theory is the concept that microorganisms can cause disease, and this theory is the foundation of modern medicine. Here is a summary of some key discoveries.The refutation of spontaneous generation was essential in the development of Germ Theory; the understanding of infectious disease...
Late germ theory of disease: Contributions of Pasteur, Lister, Koch and Fleming
By: Tami Port MS
Germ Theory is the concept that microorganisms can cause disease, and this theory is the foundation of modern medicine. Here is a summary of some key discoveries.Key to the development of Germ Theory, and the understanding of infectious disease, was the refutation of spontaneous...
Early history of immunology: Contributions of Jenner and Pasteur
By: Tami Port MS
Some of the early discoveries that led to today's vaccines happened almost by chance. The astute observations of Edward Jenner and Louis Pasteur were the foundation of modern immunology. * Edward Jenner and the First Vaccine (1790s) * Edward Jenner's legacy was a vaccination for...
Early history of immunology: Contributions of Jenner and Pasteur
By: Wendy R.
Edward Jenner was a scientist sometimes known as the Father of Immunology. Jenner's biggest contribution to the world of immunology was his vaccine against smallpox. In the late 1700's Jenner noticed that milkmaids did not contract smallpox, a deadly disease that killed one out of...

 

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