Science: New Horizons

"I am deaf . . . ready to undergo any treatment . . . willing to put myself and my body at your disposal . . . this on the understanding that anything that might happen to me, even death, would be my own responsibility."

This impassioned plea was received last week by Neuroanatomist Wendell J. S. Krieg, of the Northwestern University Medical School at Chicago. The sender was a 66-year-old Montreal widow who had just read newspaper reports of Krieg's paper, New Horizons in Brain Research. The Montreal widow was not alone. By week's end, 43-year-old Neuroanatomist Krieg had received nearly...

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