Science: Pasteur the Great

This is the year of Louis Pasteur. Although the exact date of his birth was December 27, 1822, celebrations of the centenary have been going on in all parts of the civilized world for many months, and will continue throughout 1923, culminating in a great international exposition of hygiene at Strasbourg this summer. The medical and scientific press of every country is full of paeans of laudation. It is becoming increasingly clear that Pasteur's influence on science has been greater than that of any other man of the 19th or 20th centuries,...

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