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EQ: Who are the major contributors to the development of Microbiology?
Figure 1. Gram stain of a species of Micrococcus, commonly isolated from the skin and nasal membranes of humans. Figures from: http://textbookofbacteriology.net/normalflora.html
The Question: What causes tiny living things to appear in decaying broth?
Louis Pasteur’s experiments
(The Germ Theory of Disease was not known at this time)