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Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.
Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89
Ophthamologist Alan Scott Dies at Age 89

The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.

The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute scientist developed Botox for medicinal use.

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Identifying a Killer, 1895
Catherine Offord | Jul 1, 2021
A contaminated ham put bacteriologist Émile Pierre-Marie van Ermengem on the path to discovering the microbe that produces botulinum toxin.
Secret Botulism Paper Published
Bob Grant | Oct 18, 2013
The discovery of a new form of the deadly botulinum toxin gets published, but its sequence is kept under wraps until an antidote is developed.