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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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  • ISBN-13: 9780226058993
  • ISBN-10: 0226058999
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: May 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.92 pounds
  • Page Count: 310