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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Biography

 

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Leeuwenhoek and Microscopic Life

 

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Through van Leeuwenhoek’s Eyes: Microbiology in a Nutshell

 

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How to Pronounce Antonie van Leeuwenhoek? (CORRECTLY) Dutch Scientist Pronunciation

 

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek prize 2014 (international version)

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek FRS was a Dutch businessman and scientist in the Golden Age of Dutch science and technology. A largely self-taught man in science, he is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and one of the first microscopists and microbiologists. Van Leeuwenhoek is best known for his pioneering work in microscopy and for his contributions toward the establishment of microbiology as a scientific discipline.
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