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louis pasteur

  • n  French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
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  • Are You Wasting Your 10,000 Hours?
    Louis Pasteur, famed microbiologist and inventor of pasteurization, once remarked in a university lecture, “chance favors the prepared mind.” But how much preparation is enough? If you’re a fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s work, your mind has likely already jumped to 10,000 hours of preparation. Gladwell’s third book Outliers popularized the work of K. Anderson Ericsson and the notion that the key to ...
    Sept. 25, 2013 - Forbes
  • Take the Super Quiz
    Take the Super Quiz Score 1 point for each correct answer on freshman level, 2 points graduate; 3 points Ph.D. What does "micro" mean in "microorganism"? Freshman level Graduate level Louis Pasteur created the first vaccines for ——— 7. Coke is an impure form of ——— By fermentation, yeast converts carbohydrates to carbon dioxide and ——— 12. Who is best known for his uncertainty principle? An ...
    Sept. 22, 2013 - Albany Times Union

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