Louis Pasteur

December 27, 1822 - September 28, 1895
France

What is Louis's contribution to science?

He discover the most infectious diseases that are caused by germs know as the germ theory of disease. He became a foundation for the science of micro biology. Cornerstone of modern medicine.

What did Louis contribute to agriculture?

He invented ways to kill harmful germs in milk and other products. Pasteur and others found that heating the starting sugar solutions to high temperatures eliminated enough of the bacteria to prevent spoilage. He then applied the idea to other products such as milk, cheese, and other food products. He also developed vaccines to prevent rabies.

What is he famous for?

He was a famous chemist and biologist.

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