Louis Pasteur





Louis Pasteur

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born
in Dole, Jura, Franche-Comté, France
December 27, 1822

died
September 28, 1895

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Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist born in Dole. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of disease. His discoveries reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and he created the first vaccine for rabies. His experiments supported the germ theory of disease. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, a process that came to be called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of microbiology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch. Pasteur also made many discoveries in the field of chemistry, most notably the molecular basis for the asymmetry of certain crystals. His body lies beneath the Instit...more


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Germ Theory and Its Applica...
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Louis Pasteur's Studies on ...
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Collected Writings
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Die in Der Atmosphare Vorha...
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Three Publications by Louis...
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Ecrits scientifiques et méd...
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Correspondence of Pasteur a...
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The Founders of Modern Medi...
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Metal Clusters in Chemistry
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“Chance favors the prepared mind.”
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“Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.”
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“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.”
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