• motility
  • Peering into his microscopes, Leeuwenhoek realized that che-mi-cals such as pepperand wine-vinegar caused bacterial death, as evinced by their loss of motility. (asmblog.org)
  • microbiology
  • Like Galileo in astronomy (who also used improved optical technologies), Leeuwenhoek's early discoveries in the field of microbiology overturned traditional beliefs and theories and was met with strong skepticism and resistance to the inevitable conclusions. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • remarkable
  • After a remarkable analysis of bacterial DNA from 1,000-year-old mummies, scientists have proposed a new hypothesis for how tuberculosis arose and spread around the world. (slashdot.org)
  • discovery
  • Even though he was not the first one to propose this, he is credited with the discovery because he had solid research and evidence to back his theory. (carehospitals.com)
  • scientists
  • Germ theory's applications were embedded in the heightening quest by France, Germany, Britain, and Italy to colonize Africa and Asia with the aid of tropical medicine, a new variant of colonial medicine, while medical scientists in respective nations vied to lead advances. (wikipedia.org)
  • modern medicine
  • While modern medicine continues to grow in complexity , through experimental research, advanced technologies and new pharmaceutical drugs, it is clear to see that its roots remain bound to a simple theory that originated more than one century ago. (infobarrel.com)
  • food
  • During his studies into the fermentation of beer and wine, he achieved success in developing the technique of pasteurization (or heat treatment) as a way to preserve food products that would otherwise spoil, ie milk. (infobarrel.com)
  • My aim in writing this article is to encourage man to choose his daily food from the standpoint of man as a part of nature-not from the analytical microscopic theory based on dead life in a test tube. (scribd.com)
  • French
  • December 27, 1822 - September 28, 1895) was a French biologist , microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination , microbial fermentation and pasteurization . (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • They circumvented pu-tre-fac-tion by dehydrating the body and using chemicals such as natron (a salt) that effectively sterilizes the body and prevents bacterial decomposition (similar to how beef jerky is made). (asmblog.org)