Cell theory

1839

Cell theory

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Theodor Schwann, Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier, Hugo von Mohl, Robert Remak, Rudolf Virchow cell biology

Cell theory

Factory prototype

Seed

Schleiden is accused of plagiarizing from Dumortier; Virchow is accused of plagiarizing from Remak. Wind-blown pollen, or a seed carried by the wind can result in a discovery, and it’s not always easy to tell if it had been discovered before.

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