BILD10 The Micro-world

BILD10 The Micro-world - 1/16/2008 Robert Hooke and the...

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1/16/2008 Robert Hooke and the microscope! Hooke was around during the time of Shakespeare. Hooke published his book, Micrographia . “Cells” in cork. The term cells came from the visual of cork. Reminded of the monks went into to study or pray. Anton van Leeuwenhoek. Leeuwenhoek’s observation of “little animals.” Scraped his teeth and looked. As well as sperm. Forams and the White Cliffs of Dover. Chalk is from forams that died, fell to the bottom of the ocean and became compacted. Forams are a generic term of plankton and other sorts of micro life. Plankton is the source of all oil. Yeast cells. Knew about brewing and baking for many centuries. Louie of Pasteur figured that microorganisms were important to brewing and baking since brewers approached him to have him help them out. Compound microscope. Optical. Chemical stains. Gram stained bacteria. Gram-scan positive. Golgi stain of brain tissue.
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course BILD 10 taught by Professor Banks during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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