Medicine: Pituitary Prizewinner

After the American Association for the Advancement of Science had ended its winter meeting in Manhattan (TIME, Jan. 7) and the 5,000 scientists were scattering back to their schools and laboratories, last week, Dr. Shirley Wynne, New York City's health commissioner, commented ruefully, in effect: "It is well to listen when the scientists consider the age of the earth, the limitation of space, and the ultimate structure of matter. But the public would be more grateful if, from the gathering, there came word of cures for such dread maladies as cancer, pneumonia,...

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