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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Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period. Written in older style story form, this gave an enlightening overview of the advances in the study of microbes over the centuries.

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The science part was fascinating. Trivia About Microbe Hunters. The Sweeping Wind, his last book, is his autobiography. They were the first to figure out it was mosquitoes and ticks cazadires even just drinking water that passed the microbes along. Reading the book made me think about becoming something other than an astronomer or cosmologist.

No se como describirlo pero este libro se ha convertido en algo especial para mi, me encanta como esta redactado y creo que llego a mi vida en un momento bueno y bonito. In other ways I just want to live in that fun, light style and not have to think about all of those difficult subjects. Simply knowing to wash hands, boil drinking water and stay away from mosquito bites improved the human condition immeasurably.


Imagine paaul a grieving mother se about her baby dying of diphtheria with a cure! I don’t think it was intentional.

Los Cazadores de Microbios

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. And impressive how much work they could do with viruses without being able to see them.

This was a “car book,” something I read out loud to my husband as we travel distances, especially on our weekly trips to SF. Paul de Kruif knows how to tell microbioz.

Los Cazadores de Microbios by Paul de Kruif

Mostly though it was interesting to read about microbiology in the days before DNA discovery, which now plays such a huge role in ALL biology. It has been astounding journey. Which isn’t too hard, because I’ve only read textbooks until now.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 23, Gustavo Eder Gonzalez Alvarez rated it it was amazing.

This is again why I think it should be on every school curriculum before students move on to dry, more formal books. Best to make allowances for microbiso time at which these essays were written, find a comfortable chair and lose oneself in the excitement of the stories of these extraordinary scientists.

Imagine, in the 18th century, the first human being on earth to look through his crude, home made microscope at a living microbe. As a lifetime scientist who was first tempted to pursue my career when I read this book, I am glad it can still remind me that I made the right choice. It is a beautiful thing. It is fantastic history story telling long before “Horrible Histories” reinvented the genre. But should I judge him for where society was when he wrote it?


So the scientific methodology is clearly supported and explained many times through out. It is maybe why I work today with the miniature world of microorganisms. Wrong headed, but honest. I also enjoyed seeing the retelling, if to be believed, of these peoples’ lives — such strong personalities.

In the article, he decried the state of contemporary medical practice, which, because it lacked scientifically sound practices, he called “medical Ga-Ga-ism”. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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I have basically never written a review before. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When there are weeks, months, and even years of diligent work with little if any revelations of progress, it is truly astounding that these researchers endured to make such great discoveries.