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Human retroviruses, sociology of science, and biographical ruminations

We learnt via a recent obituary that the French researcher Luc Montagnier died a month or so ago after living for nearly 90 years. He along with his compatriot and erstwhile colleagues, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Jean-Claude Chermann discovered HIV-1. Subsequently, … Continue reading

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Some pictures relating to incidence of tuberculosis and AIDS

This another note of the type mentioned earlier. The earlier mentioned caveats apply here too. These are simplistic and superficial examinations of the issues being considered. Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis an actinobacterium and is predominantly transmitted by means … Continue reading

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