H. Janssen invented the first microscope.
Robert Hooke saw cells in cork. First used name 'cells'.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek saw bacteria in tooth plaque.
Matthias Schleiden stated that 'all plants are made of cells'.
Theodor Schwann proposed cell theory.
Rudolf Virchow found that cells were able to reproduce.
Ernst Abbe invented the first modern microscope.
Louis Pasteur found that bacteria caused disease.
Knoll and Ruska made the first electron telescope.
Viruses first seen under microscope.
First successful genetic engineering experiment.
First baby born due to vitro fertilisation.
Further advances in genetic engineering and IVF.