TITLE

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

AUTHOR(S)
Badertscher, Eric
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek;4/1/2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
This article profiles Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, a pioneer in the design and use of microscopes. Leeuwenhoek is famous for becoming the first person to observe bacteria, spermatozoa, and protozoa, and is regarded as the father of microbiology. Of particular focus is Leeuwenhoek's early childhood and education, and his reputation as a noted scholar in the seventeenth century.
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24598558

 

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