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Louis Pasteur Experiment: Refute Spontaneous Generation

Louis Pasteur Swan Necked Experiment

This simple Louis Pasteur experiment is perfect for teaching kids the basics of microbiology. The steps of his experiment are as follows: Louis Pasteur designed an experiment to test whether sterile nutrient broth could spontaneously generate microbial life. To do this, he set up two experiments. In both, Pasteur added nutrient broth to flasks, bent the necks of the flasks …

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