By: Wendy R.
Louis Pasteur was a French microbiologist who was born in 1822 and died in 1895. He is credited with many breakthroughs in science which helped to prevent disease. His work and discoveries also helped to find the causes of many other diseases. Some of Louis...
Interesting facts about Charles Darwin
By: Shelly Barclay
Charles Darwin is famous for his controversial theories - even after his death. Today, he is something of a poster boy for evolutionists and something of a whipping boy for creationists. His brilliant insights into geology, botany, biology and even psychology are often overshadowed by...
Why evolution is mankind's single greatest discovery
By: Rena Sherwood
"There must be something special, which causes dogs to howl in the moonlight, in that remarkable and melancholy manner called baying." (Charles Darwin) For many people, Charles Darwin represents the beginning of the end of their comfortable notions of reality. Even after 200 years...
Biography: Louis Pasteur
By: Carolyn Tytler
Louis Pasteur is recognized around the world as the man whose discoveries have most affected the practice of medicine. He discovered and identified many germs which cause disease. He invented the process of pasteurization, and developed vaccines for tetanus, tuberculosis, diphtheria and rabies. Pasteur was...
Robert Koch: History of microbiology
By: Tami Port MS
Frustrated by unfulfilled big dreams of high adventure, Robert Koch, a German physician, was destined for smallness, as a pioneer of modern microbiology. Dr. Koch (pronounced 'Coke') was not merely unhappy that his life as a 19th century physician was not action packed; he was...
Why evolution is mankind's single greatest discovery
By: Robert Tomak
The discovery of the process of biological evolution is arguably mankind's single greatest discovery because it marked the departure from explanations about our origin based on religion and myth to explanations based on objective reasoning and empirical evidence. Of course, the notion of biological evolution...
Anton van Leeuwenhoek's contributions to microbiology
By: Shy Less
The Dutchman Antony van Leeuwenhoek was born on Oktober the 24th in Delft (Holland, The Netherlands) He was a Dutch trader, land surveyor (geometrician), vintage rower, glass blower and microbiologist. He is most famous for his microscope and his pioneerwork for the cell biology and...
Interesting facts about Charles Darwin
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
“I am turned into a sort of a machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.” That’s how Charles Darwin had spent time proving that humans and some animals evolved. He also proved that certain species adapt due to how they find...
Biography: Charles Darwin
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Charles Darwin is most famous for his book Origin of Species, but his life consisted of numerous publications and scientific inquiries, many of which shaped modern biology and evolutionary theory. Darwin's Life Charles Robert Darwin was born in February 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, the...
Interesting facts about Charles Darwin
By: Paul Erland
Darwin's Origin of Species was published on November 24, 1859.In his work, whose full title is On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Darwin theorized that organisms gradually – gradually as in thousands or even millions of years - evolve through...

 

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