Louis Pasteur: And the Hidden World of Microbes

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Chronicling Louis Pasteur's rise from humble beginnings to international fame, Louis Pasteur and the Hidden World of Microbes investigates the complex life of a man who revolutionized our understanding of disease. Alongside Pasteur's pioneering work with microorganisms, his innovative use of heat to kill harmful organisms in food--a process now known as "pasteurization"--and his development of the rabies vaccine, Louise Robbins places Pasteur in the context of his risky scientific methods and his rigid family and political ...

Louis Pasteur and the Hidden World of Microbes 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195122275

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