Category: 1600s

  • The glomerulus is a filter

    The glomerulus is a filter

    Physiologists resolve an anatomical impasse, 1924 Illustrations of Malpighian bodies, from Bowman 1842, Philosophical Transactions 132: 57-80 (p78).  Wellcome Library (M0011305) – Creative Commons licence Malpighi spots glomeruli, 1666The first microscopes emerged in the Netherlands in the 1600s, early discoveries being associated with Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in the Netherlands, Robert Hooke in England, and Marcello…