Science: Cookies from Stockholm


Last week the Swedish Academy of Sciences gave a good imitation of an arch housewife who, having made her family believe they would get nothing but pork & beans for supper, bounces beaming out of the kitchen with a big, beautiful platter of cookies. Three weeks ago the Academy, which awards Nobel Prizes in science, bestowed the 1938 and 1939 prizes in Physiology & Medicine on Corneille Heymans of Belgium and Gerhard Domagk of Germany, gave newshawks to believe that no more awards would be forthcoming this year. Apparently the Academy changed its...

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