Medicine: Paprika Prize

In Stockholm last week a committee of Swedish doctors was deciding whether to give the 1937 Nobel Prize ($40,000) for Medicine to: 1) Biochemist Ibert Szent-Györgyi of the Hungarian University of Szeged who discovered that a certain acid (ascorbic) in the adrenal glands of healthy men and animals had the same beneficial effect as Vitamin C contained in oranges and lemons; 2) Biochemist Walter Norman Haworth of Birmingham (England) University, who analyzed the chemical structures of Vitamin C and the ascorbic acid which Professor Szent-Györgyi isolated; or 3) Biochemist Paul Karrer...

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