Pasteur’s Facilities

Pasteur and His Wonderful Experiments

Louis Pasteur experimenting on a rabbit

Originally published in “The Dial, Volume VI” in 1886 At the recent International Medical Congress, held in the city of Copenhagen, among all the men who have distinguished themselves in the cultivation of the sciences pertaining to medicine, the one most signally honored was the subject of this biographical sketch. When he appeared in the public assemblies of the delegates …

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Pasteur’s Laboratory

Originally published in the Eastern Medical Journal on August 1, 1886 The Evening Post quotes as follows from the Pall Mall Gazette : “A most extraordinary museum has just been opened in the Rue Vauguelin. It is difficult to say whether it should best be called a museum, or a factory, or a form, or a mertagerie. In fact it …

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A Scientist’s Cheerful Workshop

A biography of Louis Pasteur, just completed by his son-in-law, gives the following description of the surroundings of the great French investigator at his daily work: All the animals in the laboratory, from the little white mice hiding under a bundle of cotton-wool to the dogs barking furiously from their railed kennels, are doomed to death. These inhabitants of the …

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