April 20 1862 – Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard Begin Tests of Pasteurization

April 20 1862 – Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard Begin Tests of PasteurizationRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Medical science has experienced countless breakthroughs over the centuries, yet the work of Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard may have some of the widest effects beyond the discipline: as the result of experiments began on April 20, 1862, the two men came up with a process to prevent the spoilage of milk, wine and beer. Known today as pasteurization, the technique proved a means for redefining how the world looked at germs and their effects. More than 750 years before Pasteur and Bernard, Chinese records laid out a process for bringing […]