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As histologists, you should be familiar with the light microscope.  It is generally accepted that in 1674, Anthony van Leeuwenhoek invented the modern light microscope.  Though Robert Hooke hand-shaved thin slices of cork to view under a magnifying glass in...
Question: As a histologist, where would you be without your microscope? Answer: Probably without a job. The great grandfather of the modern light microscope is considered to be Anthony van Leeuwenhoek in 1674, a little more than 500 years ago. ...