Who first discovered a living cell?

Answer Dutch businessman Anton van Leeuwenhoek was the first person to discover a living cell in 1673. Using microscopes he constructed himself, van Leeuwenhoek observed protozoa and bacteria before going... Read More »

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When were cell membranes discovered?

Cell membranes were first discovered in 1665 by British scientist Robert Hooke. When he first used a primitive optical microscope to view animal tissue, the structure reminded him of the small room... Read More »

Where were cell phones first created or discovered?

The cell phone was developed by Motorola researchers working out of Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York City. In 1983, Motorola released the first commercial wireless portable cell phone to the... Read More »

What is the smallest living cell?

The smallest living cell that is not part of another organism is a bacteria that is known as SAR11 (Pelagibacter ubique). This microorganism is the most abundant species in the ocean.Source:Red Orb... Read More »

Is human hair a living cell?

Human hair is not a living cell. While hair starts out alive at the base of the root, as it grows, through a process called keratinization, it dies off. Human hair is made up of keratin and these d... Read More »