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2. What important discovery did physiologist William Harvey make?

  • blood circulates in different directions around the body to get to all of the vital organs
  • he had a twin brother
  • that blood cirulates one way around the body pumped by the heart and there is a fixed amount of it
  • blood was consumed by organs of the body and blood was made by the liver

3. Watson and Crick discovered DNA. How?

  • they used google
  • using x-rays, crystallography and electron microscopes
  • just with their eyes
  • with a magnifying glass

4. Why were Galen's theories supported so highly?

  • because his theories made sense and were realistic
  • because he had loads of friends
  • because his ideas fitted in with the churches beliefs
  • because he was Greek

5. What disease was the main killer in the 19th century?

  • Dehydration
  • the Black Death
  • Cholera
  • Miasma


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