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Dr. Sidney Farber, an American pathologist, is considered the father of modern chemotherapy. He was the first to use drugs that block folic acid to induce remission in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemi.
The first X-ray picture of the human body was taken in November, 1895. It is the hand (and ring) of Mrs. Anna Röntgen, wife of Dr. Wilhelm Röntgen, discoverer of X-rays.
Dutch scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek crafted his own microscopes and was the first to describe single-celled organisms. He was also first to record observations of bacteria, spermatozoa and blood flow in capillaries.
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