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Who discovered cells and how?

Answer :

  • In 1665, Robert Hooke, a British scientist discovered cells.
  • He took a thin slice of cork from an oak tree and observed it under the microscope.
  • He observed honeycomb-like compartments bounded by thick walls; hence, named them “cells”.

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