Ferdinand Cohn

A Founder of Bacteriology Today is the birthday of the Prussian biologist, botanist, and writer Ferdinand Cohn. Regarded as one of the founders of bacteriology and modern microbiology, Ferdinand recognized bacteria as plants. Thanks to Ferdinand, we understand the life cycles of bacteria as well as their metabolic limitations. And, we learned that microbes could…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a man who was an avid gardener and a friend of John Bartram’s, and we learn about the founder of bacteriology and modern microbiology. We’ll learn about The impact of Wardian Cases on plant exploration and the American playwright who designed her own garden on her estate. Today’s Unearthed Words feature winter…

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