The Discovery of Insulin [Audiobook] download free by Michael Bliss

The Discovery of Insulin Audiobook download free by Michael Bliss
  • Listen audiobook: The Discovery of Insulin
  • Author: Michael Bliss
  • Release date: 2007/10/26
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780226058993
  • Rating: 9.54 of 10
  • Votes: 852
  • Review by: Leanna Ali
  • Review rating: 9.76 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Duration: 3H52M27S in 256 kbps (61.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-19
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, WMA, FLAC, MP3, OPUS (compression TGZ, ZIP, RAR, JAR, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 308
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M1S (7 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: When insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, even jaded professionals marveled at how it brought starved, sometimes comatose diabetics back to life. In this now-classic history, Michael Bliss unearths a wealth of material, ranging from the unpublished memoirs of scientists to the confidential appraisals of insulin by members of the Nobel Committee. He also resolves a long-standing controversy that dates back to the awarding of the Nobel to F. G. Banting and J. J. R. Macleod for their work on insulin: because each insisted on sharing the prize with an additional associate, medical opinion was intensely divided over the allotment of credit for the discovery. Bliss also offers a wealth of new detail on such subjects as the treatment of diabetes before insulin and the life-and-death struggle to manufacture it.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Medicine, Diabetes, History Of Science, Physiology
  • Download servers: BitShare, MEGA, DivShare, Uploaded, Firedrop, Dropbox. Compressed in TGZ, ZIP, RAR, JAR, IMG
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 51.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17.78mm
  • Weight: 417.3g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: Chicago, IL, United States

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