Cazadores de microbios (Infantil) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Paul de Kruif: : Kindle Store. Paul Henry de Kruif was an American microbiologist and author of Dutch descent . Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe. Cazadores de Microbios by Paul De Kruif, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Cazadores de Microbios

Return to Book Page. THe author made these scientists real and flawed and eccentric without diminishing the impact of their work.

Krkif de Kruif knows how to tell stories. Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he received 25 percent of the royalties.

Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period.

The book discusses the giants of germ theory and does so in a way that makes these scientists appr This book is what introduced me to the world of medical research. Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period. It kriif not quite a thriller, but does read like a fiction. De verdad te ayudara a recordar situaciones o fechas que un maestro quiere que prendas y hasta te sacara una que otra risotada.

Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif.

God’s creations are incredible! I’ve read this book when I was 16 and later when I was The author makes racist remarks about black, Asian, Indian, Cuban, Jewish, Spanish and other people that get more frequent as the book goes on.

Jan 01, Chuchiqo rated it it was amazing. Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he received 25 percent of the royalties.


Cazadores de Microbios : Paul De Kruif :

Great characters, good story, excellent writing. Passionate, tumbling, full of the excitement and human cost of science, Paul de Kruif brings the scientists of infectious disease to life, foibles as well as intellect. OR when we forget and don’t microobios history or read history, this too is highlighted when science must start again. Los detalles con los relata los momentos trascendentes de estos pioneros de la ciencia son exquisitos. The writing is probably dated now, but the way it captured the excitement of research discoveries convinced me to pursue this as a career.

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He then became a full-time writer. Written inthis is a classic collection of essays about the pioneers of microbiology.

I put off reading this for so long because, really, it looked so boring! He also served on commissions to promote research into Infantile Paralysis. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree and oruif to obtain a Ph. Best to make allowances for the time at which these essays were written, find a comfortable chair and lose oneself in the excitement of the microblos of these extraordinary scientists. Terms for peoples and countries have changed, don’t be put off.

This book is the primer for all further reading in microbes, disease etc. He was utterly correct. I krufi you now, in all seriousness, this is the best book about science I have ever read.

This book is unafraid and indeed revels in the wild characters that populated the microbiology niche Potential readers need to know right away that this book is close to years old, the ONLY reason this matters is that some of the language and the style of the writing was of its time.

Basically, it consists of twelve inspiring biographies about the founders of microbiology. Maybe it had something to do with all the action moving to Africa and the very of-the-times but still awkward for a modern person to read racism kicked in?


Lists with This Book. Mild racism made much more icky because he was so playful about it. It is fascinating how much you can learn from something so little. What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely Written inthis is a classic collection of essays d the pioneers of microbiology.

Some essays written while working for the Rockefeller Institute led to his dismissal.

Then why focus on him? And impressive how much work they could do with viruses without being able to see them. The Alicia Patterson Foundation. Those that followed him figured out that it was these wee beasties that made us sick and even die by the millions. Where heroes have re ideas as often as good ones and are often full-of-themselves or paranoid or manic-depressive or of dubious moral character.

Beginning with Leeuwenhoek, with chapters on Pasteur x2Koch, through Bruce, Walter Reed and Paul Ehrlich, the essays span the time period from to When there are weeks, months, and even years of diligent kfuif with little if any revelations of progress, it is truly astounding that these researchers endured to make such great discoveries. Not just comforting words as her Imagine, in the 18th century, the first human being on earth to look through his crude, home made microscope at a living microbe.

Despite this I can see why this book remains in print. They were the first to figure out it was mosquitoes and ticks or even just drinking water that passed cazadkr microbes along.