Medicine: No Nobel Prize

The U. S. knows very little of Dr. Johannes Fibiger, rector of the University of Copenhagen; at 59 an authority on tuberculosis and cancer, 1924 Jung Prizer for cancer. Son and son-in-law of doctors, he passed his medical examinations in 1890 and the next year conducted a large research laboratory at Sygehus Garrison, Denmark.

In 1908 he went to Washington for the first international tuberculosis conference held in the U. S. (The second took place last month; TIME, Oct. 18.) Since then he has been whipping his mind to and fro in an...

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