Making vaccines in South Africa by building on the foundation that’s been laid is possible. But only if substantial and sustained investment in human resources and infrastructure becomes a reality.
Franklin was born a century ago, and her X-ray crystallography work crucially contributed to determining the structure of DNA.
It turns out to be fairly complicated to figure out how electricity will flow through materials – a crucial question for designing new electronics and semiconductor materials.
Liquid minerals containing sulfur behave like a hot knife through butter – they’re so corrosive they can melt their way through solid rock.