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Message to Early-Career Scientists: Work to End Third World Diseases

Peter Agre

LINDAU, Germany—There’s a magazine ad for an expensive skin care product marketed by Christian Dior that claims to trade on aquaporins, the discovery of which by Peter Agre won him the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2003 (he shared it with Roderick MacKinnon). These proteins allow water to move across cell membranes, and are involved [...]

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