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2. Disproving Spontaneous Generation

History of Spontaneous Generation Summarized

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History of Spontaneous Generation Summarized

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Who was the first person to challenge the theory of spontaneous generation?

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Which of the following scientists argued in the favor of spontaneous generation?

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Spallanzani and Pasteur both disproved spontaneous generation in their experiments. What did Pasteur do differently that still allowed him to come to the same conclusion as Spallanzani?

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Which of the following scientists showed that maggots develop from fly eggs that are laid on decaying meat rather than arising spontaneously.