Medicine: Capsules, Apr. 29, 1957

¶ The late Alfred C. Kinsey's famed sex studies, threatened with financial anemia as support from the Rockefeller Foundation-National Research Council was running out, got a life-saving transfusion: the U.S. Public Health Service allotted $151,693 to Indiana University's Institute for Sex Research for a study of sex offenders entangled with the law.

¶ Ten-day-old chicks are better than monkeys for testing the potency of polio vaccine, researchers have found. Though federal rules now require each vaccine batch to be tested for three weeks on twelve monkeys, the chicks (cheaper and far easier to handle)...

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