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Microbes, early 20th Century publication. Illustration of a microscope on the front cover of 'Les Microbes', by Paul Gabriel Charpentier, France, 1905, with an image of the French scientist Louis Pasteur (upper left). Among other things, Pasteur discovered that gentle heating of wine and beer preserves them from souring: this is the process of pasteurisation which is now widely used in the food industry.
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