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Engineering 2 9/29/17
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They began to figure out which type of plant is pousionous and which were helpful in diffrent ways
Ehrlich carried out work on lead poisoning from which he evolved the theory that was to guide much of his subsequent work
In 1932 German bacteriologist Gerhard Domagk announced that the red dye Prontosil is active against streptococcal infections in mice and humans.
Alexander Fleming developed antibiotics by accident by finding a bit of mold called Penicillium—P which was used to later develop the drug penicillin
Selman Waksman, Albert Schatz, and Elizabeth Bugie announced the discovery of streptomycin
By 1944 adequate amounts of Penicillin were available to meet the extraordinary needs of wartime
August von Wassermann gave his name to the blood test for syphilis
Charles Mantoux developed a skin test for tuberculosis.
English bacteriologist Almroth Wright introduced a vaccine prepared from killed typhoid bacilli as a preventive of typhoid
typhoid vaccination was adopted for the use of British troops serving in the South African War
an efficient vaccine, or toxoid, as it is known in the cases of tetanus and diphtheria was produced against tetanus.
The Egyptian Imhotep describes the diagnosis and treatment of 200 diseases
Alcmaeon of Croton distinguished veins from arteries
Birth of Hippocrates, the Greek father of medicine begins the scientific study of medicine and prescribes a form of aspirin
Diocles wrote the first known anatomy book
Herophilus studies the nervous system
Birth of Galen. Greek physician to gladiators and Roman emperors
Persian physician Rhazes identifies smallpox
Avicenna writesThe Book of Healing and The Canon of Medicine
Leonardo da Vinci dissects corpses
Vesalius publishes findings on human anatomy in De Fabrica Corporis Humani
Zacharius Jannssen invents the microscope
William Harvey publishes An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and of the Blood in Animals which forms the basis for future research on blood vessels, arteries and the heart
Sir Christopher Wren experiments with canine blood transfusions
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