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The Discovery of Insulin

Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition

Michael Bliss

The Discovery of Insulin

Michael Bliss

310 pages | 34 halftones | 6 x 9
Paper $34.00 ISBN: 9780226058993 Published May 2007 For sale in USA only
E-book $10.00 to $34.00 About E-books ISBN: 9780226075631 Published February 2013 For sale in USA only
When insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, even jaded professionals marveled at how it brought starved, sometimes comatose diabetics back to life. In the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of a classic, Michael Bliss unearths scientists' memoirs and confidential appraisals of insulin by members of the Nobel Committee. he also resolves a longstanding controversy about scientific collaboration at its most fractious and fascinating: who ultimately deserves credit for the discovery? Bliss's life-and-death saga illuminates one of the most important breakthroughs in the history of medicine.
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