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Anthrax, plague, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis, cholera and many other disease causing microbes were identified. Late in the 19th century, Louis Pasteur figured out ways to kill bacteria in livestock, wine and beer, and ultimately humans. Imagine, in the 18th century, the first human being on earth to look through his crude, home made microscope at a living microbe.

I recommend this book to anyone who has any remote interest in science and medicine To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. God’s creations are incredible! I have basically never written a review before.

The writing was different. So the scientific methodology is clearly supported and explained many times through out. This was a “car book,” something I read out loud to my husband as we travel distances, especially on our weekly trips to SF. I don’t think it was intentional. Which isn’t too hard, because I’ve only read textbooks until now. Los Cazadores de Miicrobios by Paul de Kruif.

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The only person it speaks about is him. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Not just comforting words as her cazadof turned blue and drown with lungs full of liquid. They were the first to figure out it was mosquitoes and ticks or even just drinking water that passed the microbes along. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


In some ways that is a good thing. This book is what introduced me to the world of medical research. Illustrates how science is always gaining in knowledge and that it’s never done.

It is fascinating how much you can learn from something so little. I swear it will be not just educational for you but also very interesting.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Books are always amazing gifts and can prove transformational – this is one of them. This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, it has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists.

The book is divided into chapters based on each major character. When there are weeks, months, and even years of diligent work with little if any revelations of progress, it is truly astounding that these researchers endured to make cqzador great discoveries. It is a beautiful thing.

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Not sure why I got so bogged down towards the end. I read it in one go. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

These hunters planted seeds of microbiology so that humans will escape from horrible maladies. What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely Written inthis is a classic collection of essays about the pioneers of microbiology. It must have been a groundbreaking book when it first came out in the s. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Not just comforting words as her Imagine, in the 18th century, the first human being on earth to look through his crude, home made microscope at a living microbe.

To ask other readers questions about Los Cazadores de Microbiosplease sign up. This author somehow makes it seem as though he is just telling you a story, as if he is just beside you talking to you. I referred to it in a novel I am writing and realized how important the book was to me. More than that, I have re-read this volume countless times, including days when it was not in my plans, but I made the error of taking it off the shelf and being caught up in de Kruif’s almost childlike enthusiasm and delight.


I’m almost 61 years old now and retired, but I spent over 35 years of my life pursuing this career and never regretted it.

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Easily the most entertaining book on microbiology I’ve ever read. Jul 22, Vacaseverywhere rated it really liked it. Ronald Ross, one of the scientists featured in Microbe Hunters, took exception to how he was described, so the British edition deleted that chapter to avoid a libel suit. It is maybe why I work today with the miniature world of microorganisms.

This was one of the books at grandmother’s cottage in SW Michigan which I read up there one summer a couple of years before entering high school and taking my first real biology course.

He acts as if Paul Ehrlich did almost nothing, but suggest weird ideas and secure money and means. These early pioneers in microbe hunting, and those that followed, have done more to relieve gratuitous human suffering than any to walk the earth before them.