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Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks.com

Society & Culture, History

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History 3
Top 200 20

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Selman Waksman and the Streptomycin Controversy

July 17th, 2013

Episode 569 of 963 episodes

An accomplished bacteriologist, Selman Waksman and his students and colleagues isolated many new antibiotics in the 1940s, including streptomycin and neomycin, earning him the nickname Father of Antibiotics.

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