Scientists in History

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    Scientists in History

  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke
    Robert Hooke is born / dicovers plant cells by looking at a piece of cork tissue.
  • Jan Swammerdam

    Jan Swammerdam
    Began to map out how female genitalia works; discovered ovaries. Discovered nerve function, and that the circulatory system is not necessarily for movement. Discovred that muscles volume does not increase as it contracts.
  • Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    Anton Van Leeuwenhoek
    (Do not rely on date, only year) He discovers bacteria, yeast plants, explains circulation of blood. Discovers how to make microscope lenses better.
  • Felice Fontana

    Felice Fontana
    (Year correct, not date) Investigated human eye and discovered water-gas shift reaction.
  • Felix Dujarden

    Felix Dujarden
    (Date is birthday, not discovery date) Researched protozoans and other invertabrates.
  • Henry Dutrochet

    Henry Dutrochet
    Investigated osmosis, respiration, embryology, and effect of life on plants. Given credit for discovering cell biology,
  • Robert Brown

    (Correct year, not date) Discovered cell nucleus and cytoplasmic streaming. First observation of Brownian movement.
  • Theodor Schwann

    Helped develop cell theory, discovered of Schwann and peripheral nervous system, discovered of pepsin.
  • Matthias Schleiden

    (Do not rely on date, only year) Famous botanist and microbiologist. Helped create cell theory.
  • Rudolph Virchow

    First recognized leukemia cells. Also got on to cell division, which he plagiarized from Robert Remak,
  • Carl Benda

    (Correct year, not date) Introduced the notion of mitochondria.
  • Janet Plowe

    One of the first to discover cell membranes.
  • Lynn Margulis

    (Do not rely on date, only year) Best known for her theory on the origin of eukaryotic organelles, snd her contribution to endosymbiotic theory.