Famous Biologists in History

Name the famous biologist based on their discoveries
Note: there will always be dispute regarding who should be credited for historical scientific discoveries. I have tried my best to write this as fairly as possible, but suggestions for improvement will be graciously accepted!
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Last updated: February 12, 2021
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Discovery/achievement
Scientist
Believed to be the first to describe cells - also did work in physics
Robert Hooke
Suggested all living things are composed of cells
Theodor Schwann
Discovered that heating milk would increase its shelf life
Louis Pasteur
Discovered penicillin
Alexander Fleming
Proposed all species of life came from a single source
Charles Darwin
Discovery/achievement
Scientist
Marine biologist best known for their movement against pesticides
Rachel Carson
Created the first effective vaccine against smallpox
Edward Jenner
Two scientists often credited for the discovery of DNA
James Watson
 
Francis Crick
Discovered nucleic acid - many consider to be the actual scientist responsible for the discovery of DNA
Friedrich Miescher
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