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The wacky history of cell theory - Lauren Royal-Woods


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Scientific discovery isn't as simple as one good experiment. The weird and wonderful history of cell theory illuminates the twists and turns that came together to build the foundations of biology.

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As both scientific legends and rivals, Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton had something of a falling out. Derek Hirst describes this clash of some the times greatest minds and egos in his New York Times book review.

Learn more about how cell theory was established and how the scientific method works:

A fun way to learn more about cell theory -- The Cell Theory Song:

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  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
  • Director Hal Lee
  • Animator Ioana Nistor
  • Educator Lauren Royal-Woods
  • Narrator Lauren Royal-Woods

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