Louis Pasteur

A Nature of Science biography of Louis Pasteur. As a professor of chemistry, Pasteur was fascinated by microbes and their role in causing disease. Pasteur went on to develop a theory and method of 'antisepsis'; pasteurisation to kill harmful microbes in food and drink and a cure for rabies. The chapters are: 1. Louis becomes a scientist 2. Fermentations 3. Crocodiles and bad soup 4. A theory of disease 5. Farmyard microbes 6. Mad dog disease

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