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- Deceit and Betrayal in the Discovery of the Cure for Tuberculosis
- By: Peter Pringle
- Narrated by: Sean Runnette
- Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
In 1943, Albert Schatz, a young Rutgers College Ph.D. student, worked on a wartime project in microbiology professor Selman Waksman's lab, searching for an antibiotic to fight infections on the front lines and at home. In his 11th experiment on a common bacterium found in farmyard soil, Schatz discovered streptomycin, the first effective cure for tuberculosis, one of the world's deadliest diseases.
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