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Streptomycin — arrogance and anger

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Vol 276 No 7389 p237-238
25 February 2006

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Streptomycin — arrogance and anger

Steve Ainsworth tells the story of the discovery of streptomycin and the controversy that followed as a result of credit and royalty disagreements


Steve Ainsworth is a writer specialising in the history of medicine, the NHS and primary care

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A portrait of Selman Waksman, who won the Nobel prize for medicine in 1953 for the discovery of streptomycin

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