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Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who Tackled One of TB’s Great Mysteries

Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who Tackled One of TB’s Great Mysteries

Female Pioneers: Meet the Biochemist Who...

American scientist Florence Seibert developed a reliable test for TB, which has helped saved millions of lives.

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

This Scientist's Life: Mera Tilley

Meet Mera Tilley, a geneticist and Director in Pfizer’s Early Clinical Development Group in Kendall Square in Cambridge, who’s an expert in genetic biomarkers, studying the link between people’s genes, inflammatory diseases and their response to medicines.

 Immunity’s Double-Edged Sword

Immunity’s Double-Edged Sword

Immunity’s Double-Edged Sword

Human’s complex immune system is the vanquisher of pathogens, but it can also turn on itself.

Female Pioneers: The Doctor Who Saved Countless Babies

Female Pioneers: The Doctor Who Saved Countless Babies

Female Pioneers: The Doctor Who Saved Countless...

Nearly every newborn gets an assessment thanks to a physician named Virginia Apgar, who saw the need for better infant healthcare. ...

In Drug Creation, Less Precious, More Green

In Drug Creation, Less Precious, More Green

In Drug Creation, Less Precious, More Green

Some of the most rare and expensive metals in the world — palladium, platinum, iridium, and even gold — have long been used to create drugs. But now scientists are finding cheaper, greener alternatives.

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