Louis Pasteur - Famous Scientists
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Born: Dec 27, 1822 in Dole, France
Died: in 1895 at Villeneuve l'Etang
One of the first to disprove spontaneous generation.
Pasteur's work revolutionized further research into the types of germs that caused specific diseases.
He developed a process which he called 'pasteurization', to kill germs by boiling them and then cooling the solution.
He solved the mysteries of rabies, anthrax, chicken cholera, and silkworm diseases, and contributed to the development of the first vaccines.
"When I approach a child he inspires me two sentiments: Tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become."
National Health Museum
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"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity"
"In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind."
"There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science."