News of Science

December 1942
New Republic;12/14/42, Vol. 107 Issue 24, p791
Reports on events which led to the separate discovery of the antibiotics gramicidin and penicillin. Theory formed by physician Rene Dubos before his experiments which led to the discovery of gramicidin; Drug properties; Initial results of experiments on animals; Chance observation about a certain type of mold which led to the recognition of penicillin.


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