Robert Hooke - reminded him of rooms in a monastery, known...

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One of the first scientists to observe cells was the Englishman Robert  Hooke.  In the mid 1600s, Hooke examined a thin slice of cork through the  newly invented microscope.  The   microscopic   compartments   in   the   cork   impressed   him   and 
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Unformatted text preview: reminded him of rooms in a monastery, known as cells. He therefore referred to the units as cells....
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