Abiogenesis vs Biogenesis

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  • Jan 12, 1579

    Jan Baptist was born

    Born on the 12th of januray in 1579
  • Francesco Redi was born

    Abiogenesis
  • John Needham was born

    John Needham was born
    Spontaneous generation
  • Lazzaro Spallanzani was born

    Biogenesis
  • Lazzaro suggests mircobes

    Spallanzani was a Catholic who researched the theory about the spontaneous generation of cellular life in 1768. His experiment suggested that microbes move through the air and that they could be killed through boiling
  • Lazzaro- digestion

    Here he first interpreted the process of digestion, which he proved to be no mere mechanical process of trituration - that is, of grinding up the food - but one of actual chemical solution, taking place primarily in the stomach, by the action of the gastric juice. He also carried out important researches on fertilization in animals
  • Louis Pasteur was born