Theodor Schwann studied animals and determined that all animals were made of cells
Two interesting facts: 1. Theodor discovered pepsin a digestive enzyme 2. He discovered that yeast originated the chemical process of fermentation
Two interesting facts: 1. He was the first to precisely describe and give names of diseases 2. He published several books such as "Cellular Pathology"
Rudolph Virchow was a German doctor that hypothesized that cells don't form on their own, and that cells divide to form new cells
Two interesting facts; 1. He was the first to document microscopic overvations of muscle fibers, bacteria, spermatozoa, and blood flow in capillaries 2. His discoveries, combined with Hooke's earlier signaled the creation of Microbiology
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was a Dutchman that made the first simple microscope (1 lens) using a glass bead for a lens
Zacharias Janssen was a Dutchman that put two magnifying glasses into a tube to make the first crude compound microscope
Two interesting facts: 1. people believe that he was one of three to help invent the microscope 2. The cell theory was discovered after he invented the microscope
Robert Hooke was the English scientist that used the term 'cell' to describe the empty boxes seen in cork
Two interesting facts: 1. He has a book called "Micrographia" 2. He was an architect, natural philosopher, and brilliant scientist
Matthais Schleiden was a German scientist studied plant parts and determined that all plants are made of cells
Two interesting facts: 1. He was a German botanist and co-founder of the cell theory 2. He wrote a book called "Contributions to Photogenesis"