New York Times Interviews Nobel Laureate Tu Youyou About Artemisinin Research

New York Times: Q. and A.: Tu Youyou on Being Awarded the Nobel Prize
“…[S]ome former colleagues have argued that the discovery of artemisinin, which grew out of a secret military project during the Vietnam War to fight the malaria that was debilitating China’s allies in North Vietnam, was a group effort, not the work of an individual. In an interview, Dr. Tu said she did not entirely disagree with that point of view, but noted that she led the team that made the crucial discoveries…” (Perlez/Li, 10/9).

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