Medicine: Nobel Prize

For ten years a dispute raged between the University of Munich's Dr. Heinrich Wieland and Dr. Otto H. Warburg of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biology in Berlin, over the question whether cellular respiration requires iron. Dr. Warburg has maintained that it does; Dr. Wieland claimed it does not. Three years ago Dr. Wieland was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry—not for cellular research, but for study of cholic acid contained in the bile. Last week Dr. Warburg won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. The award was made for his studies...

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