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English biologists have contributed some of biology's greatest findings. With the increasing importance of genetics, conservation and microbiology, English biologists may yet discover some of nature's most amazing secrets.

Robert Hooke

Hooke, Robert (1635-1703), an English scientist. He constructed a compound microscope with which he was the first man to see the cells in plant tissues, the compound eye of a fly, and the crystal structure of snowflakes.