How A Scientist’s Slick Discovery Helped Save Preemies’ Lives

How A Scientist’s Slick Discovery Helped Save Preemies’ Lives

By Joe Palca

Sometimes one person’s insight transforms medicine. Dr. John Clements is one of those guys. In the 1950s he discovered a slippery lung substance key to breathing, and to the survival of tiny babies.

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