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Microbe Hunters - Paul de Kruif
Microbe Hunters
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This science classic by Paul de Kruif chronicles the pioneering bacteriological work of the first scientists to see and learn from the microscopic world.   Paul de Kruif's Microbe Hunters is a timeless dramatization of the scientists, bacteriologists, doctors, and medical technicians who... show more
This science classic by Paul de Kruif chronicles the pioneering bacteriological work of the first scientists to see and learn from the microscopic world.   Paul de Kruif's Microbe Hunters is a timeless dramatization of the scientists, bacteriologists, doctors, and medical technicians who discovered microbes and invented the vaccines to counter them. De Kruif reveals the now seemingly simple but really fundamental discoveries of science—for instance, how a microbe was first viewed in a clear drop of rain water, and when, for the first time ever, Louis Pasteur discovered that a simple vaccine could save a man from the ravages of rabies by attacking the microbes that cause it.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156027779 (0156027771)
ASIN: 156027771
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
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“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”Isaac Newton Introduction WARNING- This book was written in 1926, so be prepared for a little bit of historic political incorrectness.There are a lot of giants in Western medicine, whose shoulders we stand on today....
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