Experiments in support and against Spontaneous Generation

Spontaneous Generation

Experiments in support and against Spontaneous Generation Spontaneous generation is an obsolete theory which states that living organisms can originate from inanimate objects. The theory believed that dust created fleas, maggots arose from rotting meat, and bread or wheat left in a dark corner produced mice among others. Although the idea that living things originate from the non-living may seem …

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Louis Pasteur and his contributions

Louis Pasteur and his contributions

Louis Pasteur and his contributions Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist considered the most important founders of Microbiology. Microbiology developed as a scientific discipline from the era of Louis Pasteur (1822- 1895) himself. He first coined the term “microbiology” for the study of organisms of microscopic size. For his innumerable contributions in the field, he is also known as the …

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