On a side street in the back end of Paris’s Latin Quarter, sandwiched between a boarding school and neighborhood post office, stands the building that once housed Louis Pasteur’s lab. Here, in the latter half of the nineteenth century, the renowned chemist and microbiologist found a vaccine for rabies, developed the process that came to be known as pasteurization, and pondered a discovery that he suspected could have profound ramifications for the structure of life on Earth, if not the entire Universe.
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